Thar Coal Project termed a landmark achievement to meet growing energy needs

KARACHI: Minister Planning and Development Mir Hazar Khan Bijarani said on Monday Thar Coal Project is a landmark achievement to meet the growing energy needs through low-cost indigenous recourses because the addition of Thar Coal Energy to national Grid is poised to reduce the sky rocketing electrical rates.

The provincial government leads all provinces in producing low cost and environmental friendly energy to end the age long energy crisis of Pakistan, he said while addressing 2nd International Conference on Chemical Engineering held by Mehran University. He elaborated it by saying that Sindh government had established a Wind Corridor by installing hundreds of wind plants at Gharo Jhampir and Thatta with cooperation and support of Turkey China and many other countries.

By virtue of this, we can achieve sustainable development goals set by the world bodies like UNO and other multinational forums to supply environmental friendly power to the nation. He further added that Thar Coal Project is a land mark achievement to meet the growing energy needs through low-cost indigenous recourses because the addition of Thar Coal Energy to national Grid is poised to reduce the sky rocketing electrical rates. Mir Hazar Khan Bijarani told the conference that with the support of Asian Development Bank we have started a Sindh Coastal Community Development project for development and protection of Environment across the coastal region.

He further added that the passing of Environment Act 2014 is another support to the national and international community especially the manufacturing industry. Lastly, to meet the industrial and environmental hazards a Sindh Environmental Protection agency is also a remarkable act of this province.

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