PM to announce new energy policy shortly

ISLAMABAD, June 28 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Friday said that new energy policy would turn out to be the panacea of Pakistan’s energy ills.“People and economy have suffered badly at the hands of crippling power crisis. It is high time that prudent and consistent policies were pursued to come out of this morass,” said the Prime Minister chairing a high level meeting to give final touch to the new power policy here at the Prime Minister’s Office.The meeting not only discussed the broad contours of new energy policy but also analyzed the minute details threadbare.The meeting also decided that the new power policy would be announced shortly by the Prime Minister.

Those, who attended the meeting, included Minister for Finance Muhammad Ishaq Dar, Minister for Information and Broadcasting Pervez Rashid, Minister for Petroleum Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Muhammad Asif, Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, SAPM Dr Musaddiq Malik,Shaukat Fayaz A.Tarin and other stakeholders from private and public sectors.

(Courtesy: Associated Press of Pakistan)