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PM Directs to Complete Comprehensive Planning for Completion of Low-cost Solar Power Projects

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has directed the authorities concerned to complete comprehensive planning for the completion of low-cost solar power projects on priority basis.

Chairing a high level meeting on solar initiatives across the country in Islamabad on Wednesday, he directed to submit inquiry report on amount received as fuel price adjustment in electricity bills and delay in the completion of power projects during the last four years.

The Prime Minister said special priority should be given to Balochistan while providing solar system alternate of electricity.

Shehbaz Sharif lamented that the Alternative Energy Policy given two years ago in 2020 not only failed, but after that, no foreign investment was made in this sector. 

The meeting was briefed in detail on low-cost solar power projects as an alternative to expensive imported fuel.

It was told that solarization projects of 14000 MW will be launched in the next few months out of which projects of 9000 MW will be completed on priority basis.