Project for supplying electricity to start in collaboration with WB

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A meeting was held on Wednesday under the chairmanship of Sindh Energy Minister Imtiaz Ahmed Sheikh in the office of Sindh Energy Department regarding the project of supplying electricity to the villages of Sindh in collaboration with the World Bank.

Representative officers of World Bank Reja Amatya, Nabin and Oliver Knight were present on the video link while Secretary Sindh Energy Abu Bakar Madani, Director Sindh Solar Energy Project and other officers were also present in the meeting.

At the meeting, the World Bank officials presented their study report on providing affordable and environmentally friendly solar power to the villages of Sindh. Providing electricity may be the cheapest and easiest way for consumers here.On the occasion, Sindh Energy Minister Imtiaz Ahmed Sheikh said that the project would initially be tested as a pilot project and if successful, an integrated program would be developed for the expansion of the project across the province.

Public-private partnerships can also be forged with the sector to ensure affordable, low-cost and environmentally friendly electricity supply to the people of the province.