Government to generate electricity to meet country’s needs in next 15 years: Prime Minister

Islamabad, January 13, 2018 (PPI-OT):Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi says the government is working on plans to produce electricity to the country’s needs for next fifteen years. Addressing the annual function of Mari Petroleum Company in Islamabad, he said the government has added around ten thousand megawatt to the national grid. The Prime Minister said currently the country has surplus production of gas and all of the consumers are getting uninterrupted supply. He emphasized the need to enhance the volume of indigenous energy resources to cope with country’s needs and reduce the burden of import bill on the national economy.

For more information, contact:
Ministry of Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage
Government of Pakistan
4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9103557
Email: info@moib.gov.pk
Website: http://www.moib.gov.pk