Minister opens solar system

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Our Correspondent

Bahawalpur

Punjab Minister for Energy Dr Akhtar Malik Friday inaugurated the solar system here at Government Primary School Chak No 8 under Naya Punjab School Solarization Programme. Speaking on the occasion, the minister said Punjab govt was committed to convert the schools and other public offices to renewable energy. Under Naya Punjab School Solarization Project, some 1092 schools of Bahawalpur district were going to be converted to solar energy, of which 1001 have already been converted. He said that more schools, hospitals and other institutions would be converted to renewable energy in order to save expenditures on electricity.

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