Govt. allocates Rs.142 billion for energy sector

Staff Report ISB: Federal Minister for Finance, Ishaq Dar while presenting budget 2015-2016 in National Assembly, promulgated to allocate Rs. 142 billion for energy sector in a bid to end load shedding by year 2017.

He said that, “The work is in progress to add 7000 MW to national grid besides another 3600 MW through LNG based power plants.” Karachi nuclear power plants, Dasu, Diamer Bhasha Dam projects are also underway to account for menace of energy crisis, he added.

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