President calls for consensus-based policy for energy conservation

President Alvi Kashmir

President Dr Arif Alvi on Friday called for launching a comprehensive strategy to conserve precious energy resources and divert them for welfare and prosperity of the people.

Chairing a meeting on energy conservation in Islamabad, he said a consensus-based policy and programme should be prepared after consulting all stakeholders to conserve electricity, gas, and water resources across the country.

He underlined the importance of launching an awareness campaign on conservation of electricity, gas and water resources through conventional and social media. He also stressed the need to devise a consensus-based mechanism to harness the flood and rainwater and ensure its effective and productive use.