Tag: power

KP proposes 17 energy projects for CPEC

PAR Feb 15, 2017 0

PESHAWAR: The provincial government has proposed 17 projects with a cumulative capacity of 2,825MW and costing $9,357 million to be included as part o...

Sindh organizes international conference on Indus Valley Civilisation as CPEC pushes Pakistan's soft power across the world

PAR Feb 10, 2017 0

LARKANA: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Thursday called upon archaeologists to explore new ways and means of research to explore remainin...

Ministry-Nepra war of words intensifying

PAR Feb 10, 2017 0

The war of words between Ministry of Water and Power and National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) is intensifying as the Ministry has sent...

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 paving way for infrastructure investment

PAR Feb 1, 2017 0

SLAMABAD: The government on Tuesday approved the much-demanded ‘Infrastructure Finance Policy Pakistan 2017’ to enable private local and foreign inves...

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...

Trade activities would gain momentum after CPEC completion

PAR Jan 25, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: Leader, PML-N Maj. Retd. Tahir Iqbal said on Wednesday that trade activities in Pakistan would gain momentum after Pak-China Economic Corri...

Agreements signed to set up 1650 MW coal power plants

PAR Jan 25, 2017 0

The government Wednesday signed four agreements to set up two coal based power plants of 1650 MW in Hub and Thar under China Pakistan Economic Corrido...

Ahsan directs authorities to resolve water shortage in Gwadar

PAR Jan 19, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Planning, Development and Reform (PD&R) Ahsan Iqbal has instructed relevant authorities to immediately solve the crises of...

Khawaja Asif briefs Senate body about Indus Water Treaty

PAR Jan 18, 2017 0

Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Asif Tuesday said that Pakistan has enough water resources and if these are managed and properly utilised then th...

Claw back mechanism: KE to pass on over Rs 17 billion to consumers

PAR Jan 17, 2017 0

The accumulated amount under claw back mechanism, which K-Electric has to pass on to its consumers, has gone up to over Rs 17 billion. It emerged on M...

Khattak welcomes Danish investment in renewable energy

PAR Jan 16, 2017 0

Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak has welcomed the transfer of technology for the promotion of agriculture, renewable energy, and inves...

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...

International moot on water crisis planned

PAR Jan 10, 2017 0

Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Muhammad Asif on Monday informed Senate that the government is planning to convene an international conference on...

Country's once-booming textile industry struggles to bounce back

PAR Jan 9, 2017 0

As Pakistan slowly emerges from a long-term power crisis, its once booming textile sector is scrambling to find its feet - but high energy costs and a...