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PM Reviews Power Sector Development Projects

Islamabad (December 12, 2017): A meeting chaired by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in Islamabad on Tuesday decided to amend existing policy framework to address issues relating to power tariff.

Minister for Power Sardar Awais Ahmed Khan Leghari, MOS for Petroleum Jam Kamal Khan, Secretaries of concerned divisions, MD PSO and senior officials attended the meeting.

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The meeting also reviewed various power sector development projects which are being set up to diversify the existing energy mix of the country including wind, solar and hydel power projects.

It was decided to introduce suitable amendments in the existing policy framework in order to address various issues relating to power tariff.

The Minister for Power would a hold press briefing tomorrow regarding the policy decisions taken during the meeting today.The meeting discussed various policies including power co-generation by sugar industry and the renewable energy policy 2006.

It also reviewed power sector development projects being executed to diversify the existing energy mix of the country through wind, solar and hydel power projects.

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