KARACHI/ISLAMABAD – Economic Development in the country and power crises seems the priority of government as, like other speeches, premier this time also says that government will overcome the power crises before the tenure will be over.
He said these words while talking to participants in an inauguration ceremony of Expo Pakistan 2015.
“Those who want to set up industries in the country now is the time, within the next three years Pakistan will overcome its energy crises,” he claimed.
Premier sketched the future as he said that “There will be ample electricity available to industrial and household owners. Our goal is not only to provide electricity but also to lower the cost of its production.”
Nawaz Sahrif talking about the LNG said that “For this purpose we have decided to set up liquefied natural gas (LNG) based power generating projects. The money for these projects will be provided from the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP). We won’t take any chances.”
China is the best friend of Pakistan which co-operate with Pakistan in every hard time, he said that “We are setting power producing units with the help of China and by the end of 2017 and construction in this regard has already started. 3,700 MW would have been added to the grid. The project would be funded from the government kitty, we are not depending on private sector or bank loans.”
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