Govt taking measures to overcome energy, gas crisis: Firdous

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Sialkot: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan on Sunday said the government is taking concrete steps to overcome energy and gas crisis. She stated this in a meeting with delegation comprising members from Chamber of Commerce, Dry Port Association and Surgical Association of Sialkot.

The delegation was led by Chairman Chamber of Commerce Naeem Anwaar Qureshi and Chairman Dry Port Association Siddique Ishaq Butt. She announced that one more gas pipeline is being laid down from Wazirabad to Sialkot to resolve the problem of gas shortage in the city. We are focusing to generate electricity from hydel power which is cheaper and also directed provinces to initiate small projects to overcome the energy crisis, she said.

Around 2000 megawatt electricity would be produced through the factories’ wastes which would also help resolve the issue.

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