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ADB and AFD committed to supporting Pakistan in energy crisis

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Agency Francaise de Development (AFD) has approved over $400 million in loans to support Pakistan’s efforts to offer a more reliable and secure energy sector. ADB aid of $300 million, the third such loan under the Sustainable Energy Sector Reform programme, the bank’s total financing to $1 billion […]…Read More

Experts for research-based solutions to energy crisis

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Academicians and experts at an international conference recently held in Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) have called for developing research-based indigenous mechanism to overcome energy and environment related issues. AIOU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Shahid Siddiqui, while inaugurating the conference, said it was aimed at giving research-based findings and recommendations to implement the Paris’s summit’s declaration. The university, he added, is actively…Read More

Experts present proposals to address water crisis

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article image STAFF REPORT HYD: Water experts have underlined the need for building water reservoirs, preparation of water policy and research in order to form framework to combat water crisis and challenges in Pakistan. They expressed these views at a meeting on "Water Resources Challenges of Pakistan" held recently at the Mehran University of Engineering and Technology (MUET) Jamshoro, which was organised by US-Pakistan Centre for Advanced Studies in Water (USPCAS-W). Former Sindh…Read More

Investment part of solution to energy crisis: Speakers

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article image STAFF REPORT SWABI: Speakers at the recently concluded three-day International Conference on Next Generation Energy Technologies (ICONGET) 2016 at Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute (GIK) of Engineering Sciences and Technology said that Pakistan has great potential to produce energy. They said that the available resources should be used in a result-oriented way by the government. Funded by Higher Education Commission, the conference was organised by GIK and South Dakota State University…Read More

Experts present proposals to address water crisis

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article image STAFF REPORT HYD: Water experts have underlined the need for building water reservoirs, preparation of water policy and research in order to form framework to combat water crisis and challenges in Pakistan. They expressed these views at a meeting on "Water Resources Challenges of Pakistan" held recently at the Mehran University of Engineering and Technology (MUET) Jamshoro, which was organised by US-Pakistan Centre for Advanced Studies in Water (USPCAS-W). Former Sindh…Read More

Investment part of solution to energy crisis Speakers

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article image STAFF REPORT SWABI: Speakers at the recently concluded three-day International Conference on Next Generation Energy Technologies (ICONGET) 2016 at Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute (GIK) of Engineering Sciences and Technology said that Pakistan has great potential to produce energy. They said that the available resources should be used in a result-oriented way by the government. Funded by Higher Education Commission, the conference was organised by GIK and South Dakota State University (…Read More

2 LNG terminals being set up to overcome energy crisis

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan is setting up two Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) terminals from where the LNG gas would be provided to power sector for enhancing electricity generation capacity. Chairman Board of Investment Dr Miftah Ismail told the media that the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline project would help Pakistan in overcoming its energy shortage. Miftah Ismail said Pakistan would get more than 750 mmcf gas daily through the project and will increase its…Read More

CPEC to help end Pak energy crisis: Experts

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The China Pakistan Economic Corridor, a part of One Road, One Belt’ initiative, will benefit Pakistan enormously, helping it to overcome its energy deficit. Experts’ reports said that the initiative is aimed at enhancing connectivity among regions on land and by sea. Fu Ying, Chairwoman of the National People’s Congress, said that the initiative by promoting the exchanges of capital and technology will boost the economic and social development on the…Read More

Danish firm offers solution to Pak water crisis

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: To explore solutions for Pakistan’s water crisis, the Danish Embassy has hosted a reception in collaboration with world-renowned water solutions provider, Grundfos, a Danish company. Leading development organisations, water authorities and corporate players with a strong CSR focus attended the reception and subsequent meetings. On the occasion, Grundfos introduced its AQtap Water ATMs solution to Pakistan’s water crisis. Speaking on the occasion, Danish…Read More

Danish firm offers solution to Pak water crisis

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: To explore solutions for Pakistan’s water crisis, the Danish Embassy has hosted a reception in collaboration with world-renowned water solutions provider, Grundfos, a Danish company. Leading development organisations, water authorities and corporate players with a strong CSR focus attended the reception and subsequent meetings. On the occasion, Grundfos introduced its AQtap Water ATMs solution to Pakistan’s water crisis. Speaking on the occasion, Danish…Read More