Tag: electricity

Bhikki plant to generate 385-MW power

PAR Feb 15, 2017 0

Pakistan is the first country in the region to utilize this record-setting technology at Bhikki Power Plant having capacity to generate 385MW to power...

Beijing to help Pakistan tackle water crisis for good

PAR Feb 13, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: In a major development, China has formally decided to wriggle Pakistan out of water crisis for good. To this effect, Beijing has sent two b...

5000 MW CPEC Early Harvest Projects to be completed next year

PAR Feb 9, 2017 0

Under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), twelve early harvest energy generation projects including Sahiwal coal fired project, Port Qasim power...

Centre directed to file comments in petition on CPEC

PAR Feb 9, 2017 0

PESHAWAR: A Peshawar High Court bench on Wednesday directed the federal government to positively file comments till March 2 in a writ petition filed b...

Early Harvest Energy Projects Under CPEC To Be Completed Next Year

PAR Feb 9, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: Under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), 12 early harvest energy generation projects including Sahiwal coal fired project, Port Qasim...

PM asked to resolve issue of high cost of business

PAR Feb 6, 2017 0

The All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) on Saturday appealed to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to solve the issue of high cost of doing busine...

Growth rate of POL’s total sales stands at 9.0 percent on YoY basis

PAR Feb 3, 2017 0

Total energy sales for Petroleum Oil and Lubricant (POL) clocked-in at 2.05 million tons during January 2017, down 2.0 per cent on month-on-month basi...

6,500 MW to be added in national grid by October this year

PAR Feb 2, 2017 0

Focusing on providing cheap and abundant electricity across the country, the government has ensured multiple power projects especially as part of th...

First coal freight train leaves for Sahiwal power plant

PAR Jan 30, 2017 0

The first coal freight train of Pakistan Railways departed from Karachi to coal terminal of Sahiwal Coal-fired Power Plant on Sunday. According to an...

NTDC working towards depriving KE of 650 megawatts

PAR Jan 27, 2017 0

Disappointed with the silence of Ministry of Water and Power, National Transmission and Despatch Company (NTDC) has sought help from National Electric...

CPEC is a mega economic project for Sindh and other provinces: Murad Ali Shah

PAR Jan 27, 2017 0

HYDERABAD: Sindh Chief Minister, Syed Murad Ali Shah, has termed the CPEC a mega economic development project of the country which would also be benef...

Two Coal power plants to be set up in Hub & Thar under CPEC

PAR Jan 26, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and China Power company inked agreements of 1320 MW coal fired power plant that will be established in Hub, Balochistan and 330 MW...

Ahsan Iqbal says CPEC is a project for prosperity, emphasizes on continutity of policies

PAR Jan 26, 2017 0

Minister for Planning Ahsan Iqbal emphasizes on the continuity of development policies in Pakistan, that have led to historic projects like the Chin...

Underdeveloped Balochistan to benefit from CPEC: Abdul Qadir Baloch

PAR Jan 25, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: While speaking with the media in Kharan Press Club, States and Frontier Regions Minister Lt General (r) Abdul Qadir Baloch said that Prime...

Gilgit-Baltistan hosts 1 million tourists in 2016 as peace prevailed throughout

PAR Jan 25, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD - Chief Minister Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) Hafiz Hafizur Rehman Tuesday said that due to improved law and order situation in the country over o...