Pak overcomes energy crisis shortly: Shahbaz

Jul 09, 2013| Courtesy by : Associated Press of Pakistan

LAHORE, July 8 (APP): Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that Pakistan would overcome energy crisis with the assistance of China and experience of Chinese experts. Talking to delegations of Chinese investors here Monday, the chief minister said that China has helped Pakistan in every crisis and will also cooperate in resolving energy problem. He said that during his visit to China, he held meetings with the heads of Chinese companies generating electricity from solar energy and coal and invited them to visit Punjab.


He said that load-shedding was the biggest problem of Pakistan and its solution was the top priority of the government, adding sincere efforts were being made for generation of energy from alternative resources and various companies are ready for investment.
Chief Minister said, Punjab government would provide all out facilities and protection to Chinese experts. He said, land would be provided to Chinese investors on soft terms for installation of solar system. He said, visit of Prime Minister to China will yield far-reaching results.
Chief Minister asked the Chinese investors to invest in Pakistan and assured that they will be provided all out cooperation. He said, guidance was also being sought from China to control power theft and line losses. He said, implementation of some agreements signed during the visit to China would be started in a month.

(Courtesy: Associated Press of Pakistan)