Govt determined to eliminate energy crisis

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Chairman Wapda meets Shahbaz

Salim Ahmed

Lahore—Chairman WAPDA Lt. Gen. (Retd.) Muzammil Hussain met Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, here and pace of progress on hydel energy projects was discussed during the meeting.
Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister said that Pakistan Muslim League-N government is making strenuous efforts for overcoming energy crisis. He said that besides traditional sources, energy generating projects through alternative sources are being completed speedily for eliminating energy crisis. He said that thousands of megawatt electricity will be added to national grid with the completion of different energy projects by the end of 2017.
Shahbaz Sharif said that present government is determined to eliminate energy crisis, provide cheaper and abundant electricity to the masses and overcoming loadshedding. Chairman WAPDA informed the Chief Minister about the progress on hydel projects.