Tag: load shedding

Power sector arrears in three years: Ministry says Rs 348 billion accumulated

PAR Feb 20, 2017 0

Ministry of Water and Power, in its recent presentation to the Economic Co-ordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet has acknowledged that Rs 348 bill...

Government sees end to routine power outages by year’s end

PAR Feb 14, 2017 0

Govt expects to end electricity shortages by the end of 2017, a senior government official said, in what would be a major electoral boost for Prime Mi...

Punjab govt signs MoU on Bahawalpur solar power project

PAR Feb 9, 2017 0

LAHORE: Punjab government has signed a MoU with renowned Turkish Company Zorlu Enerji for setting up 200MW solar power project in Quaid-e-Azam Solar P...

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...

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...

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...

Experts for promoting integrated long-term energy planning

PAR Jan 11, 2017 0

Energy experts in a policy roundtable have urged the government to promote integrated long-term planning in the energy sector and check gaps in the ma...

Cotton market adopts wait-and-see stance on export package announcement

PAR Jan 11, 2017 0

A wait-and-see mood prevailed on the cotton market on Tuesday amid announcement of package to boost exports, dealers said. The official spot rate was...

Several states want to finance Diamer-Bhasha Dam: Asif

PAR Jan 10, 2017 0

Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Asif said on Monday that several countries have expressed interest in financing 4500MW Diamer Basha Dam. Talking...

Sit-ins ‘destructive’ for country, Nawaz to PTI * PM asks political parties to rise above mutual differences and work in interest of Pakistan * Chashma-III nuclear power plant to add 340MW electricity to national grid

PAR Dec 30, 2016 0

CHASHMA: Terming sit-ins “destructive” and an attempt to interrupt the country’s journey of progress, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday urged p...

Khaqan inaugurates Makori gas plant in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

PAR Dec 7, 2016 0

Federal Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi here Tuesday inaugurated the gigantic Makori Gas Processing Plant Karak tha...

Pitching Pakistan’s economy to the world

PAR Dec 1, 2016 0

Not too long ago Pakistan was headed for an economic disaster waiting for the final act – a terror-ridden country faced with a balance of payments cri...

Nawaz says reforms to help Pakistan meet future energy requirements

PAR Nov 30, 2016 0

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that load shedding will be a reference of history as the government is exploring new power generation projects on...

No supply from 10pm to 5am: Punjab consumers to face worst gas shortage in winter: Khaqan

PAR Oct 18, 2016 0

The domestic gas consumers in Punjab are to face worst gas shortage during the upcoming winter despite import of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as they w...

Electricity, LPG: domestic production should be increased to enhance industrial productivity

PAR Oct 7, 2016 0

Domestic production of electricity as well as LPG should be increased to further enhance the industrial productivity. While addressing a function of L...