The rising sun of 2018 will harbinger to make Pakistan free from power load-shedding for ever, preluding a new era of socio-economic prosperity in the country.
In modern economy, electricity plays an important role just like an oxygen for human life. “A human life can not survive without inhaling oxygen and without an electricity a modern economy cannot flourish,” an economic experts said.
The incumbent government inherited the power load-shedding soon its inception in 2013. The government’s pragmatic steps will not only end power load-shedding in the country but also usher in a new era of progress and prosperity.
The Pakistan Muslim League (N) government since its inception gave top priority to cope with power shortage which had badly crippled economic growth of the country besides adding to the woes of the people. Electricity shortage was 7,000 MW on assumption of charge by present government in 2013, official sources told APP here Friday.
Various long and short term measures were taken immediately to address energy crisis as per PML-N election manifesto, they said. Owing to the untiring efforts of PML-N leadership, the government attracted $ 46 billion foreign investment under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project, they said. Out of the total, some $ 34 billion was being invested in energy related projects, which would not only help overcome the existing energy crisis faced by the country but would produce surplus electricity for the benefit of the country, they added.—APP