Industries to get power at half the tariff which will save Rs21 billion collectively in production costs, ensuring an impetus for industrial growth
Director State Disaster Management Authority Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Saeed Qureshi informed about the rescue and relief efforts being relayed on the ground to the earthquake-affected.
The project was closed for 29 days from January 5 under the construction agreement for inspection, the Wapda spokesman said
KARACHI: In a reply to the letter of Federal Energy Minister Awais Leghari, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Saturday said the Karachi Water & Sewerage Board (KW&SB) has a claim of about Rs18 billion against various federal government entities operating in Karachi, which should be delinked from the additional gas supply to the K-Electric (KE). The CM expressed remorse over non-payment of dues by the federal government entities despite several notices. The Sindh chief minister, referring to Awais…
DHAKA: Bangladesh will sign a 15-year deal with Qatar’s RasGas Co to import liquefied natural gas (LNG) starting in 2018 as the South Asian country turns to the super-cooled fuel to fill a domestic supply gap for power generation, two officials told Reuters. The deal will be signed on Sept 25 in Qatar, said Mohammad Quamruzzaman, managing director of the Rupantarita Prakritik Gas Co, a unit of state-owned oil firm Petrobangla. Under the deal, RasGas will supply 1.8 million tonnes a year of LNG for the first five…
SAHIWAL: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday inaugurated the first 660-megawatt unit of Sahiwal Coal Power Project, ARY News reported. The prime minister inaugurated the first unit of the two-unit coal power project with a total generation capacity of 1320 MW and is one of the early harvest projects of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The project said to be already connected to the national power grid. Nawaz Sharif after inauguration of the power plant visited various sections of the plant. Governor…
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that Pakistan is a suitable country for foreign investment, ARY News reported on Monday.
KABUL/KANDAHAR: When the United States stops funding power generation in Afghanistan's southern city of Kandahar next year, the lights are set to go out and factories will fall idle, playing into the hands of Taliban insurgents active in the area.