Islamabad, June 15, 2022 (PPI-OT):Federal minister for power Engr. Khurram Dastagir Khan held a meeting with Minister of energy Sindh Imtiaz Sheikh here today. It is decided to create a working group between federal and Sindh Government to determine modalities of provincialization of HESCO and SEPCO. It is very unfortunate that the inability of previous government to even add 1 Megawatt of electricity in the system has pushed the country into this crisis.
Government has decided to shift imported coal-based plant on Thar coal. Sindh energy minister assured full cooperation in Thar power generation. Federal minister for power reiterated that Allah has blessed Pakistan with Thar coal and we must harness its potential. Reliance on imported fuel for power generation is not sustainable. Further hybrid plants on wind power will also be added. Federal Secretary power Rashid Langrial, CEO AEDB Shahjahan, Secretary Power Sindh, Member Thar coal energy board were present in the meeting.
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