Tag: load shedding

CPEC projects to produce 17,000 MW of electricity: Sartaj Aziz

PAR Sep 13, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Sartaj Aziz said on Tuesday that the government’s decisive shift from costly thermal power generation t...

CPEC to be a game-changer for the whole region: President Mamnoon

PAR Sep 13, 2017 0

President Mamnoon Hussain on Tuesday said that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will bolster national economy and would prove to be a game chan...

Minister seeks proposals for resolving textile sector’s issues

par Aug 21, 2017 0

Short and long term remedial strategies would be evolved to drag out textile sector from the current crisis and in this connection all stakeholders sh...

Former PLM-N policies with regard to CPEC will continue: Pak PM

PAR Aug 3, 2017 0

CM Punjab says CPEC, energy projects being speedily completed in country. Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has termed initiative of Chin...

Commitment to CPEC to be renewed

PAR Aug 1, 2017 0

Islamabad: A high-level delegation of new government set-up would pay a visit to Beijing next month where it would show to the Chinese government the...

Pakistan rising as 'emerging economic power' with CPEC:Marriyum Aurangzeb

PAR Jul 5, 2017 0

Minister of State for Information Marriyum Aurangzeb says Pakistan is rising as an "emerging economic power" in South Asia. Speaking at "Meet the Pre...

No load shedding in next few months, as CPEC projects reach completion: Dastgir

PAR Jun 3, 2017 0

Commerce Minister Engineer Khurram Dastgir Khan says the government is striving hard for strengthening national economy. Addressing a ceremony at Guj...

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...