ISLAMABAD- Talking to the seminar in one of the local hotels the Federal Minister Of Planning and Development, Ahsan Iqbal, said that Thar Coal Project is very necessary to over come the power shortage.
While talking to media after the seminar he said, we built no Dams after Tarbela and Mangla. The leaders of the Pakistan has never used the Coal resources of the country for the past 67 years.
The Project of Thar Coal power Plant is underway and soon we will complete this and relieve the country of the power shortage.
Dasu and Diamer Dam will also be completed soon. we need bit of time to over come the energy and power shortage of the country. We are not wizards or have magic lamp to overcome the shortage overnight, he added.
He said that Chinese President is coming to Pakistan in a very crucial time. We will have many deals in this visit regarding power generation and bringing Chinese investment in Pakistan.
He Pleaded that leaders of many political parties use slogans and put on TV about the re-election or the fall of government which not only hamper the economy, but also block the foreign investment coming in the country.
We are passing through a very sensitive stage of the history of Pakistan. Talking about the Karachi operation he said that, Karachi operation is not against any specific party but against the terrorists and extremists. Government is acting in a very impartial way in conducting the operation.
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