Energy Crisis To Be Over Soon: Ahsan Iqbal

HUB, (APP): Federal Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal Tuesday said that energy crisis in the country is going to end soon due to the effective and fast-track measures taken by the present government. Addressing the ground-breaking ceremony of two 660-megawatts coal-fired power plants of the China

KfW Apologises For Its Report About Pakistan’s Power Sector’s Achievement

ISLAMABAD, (APP): The German lending agency KfW has apologized over its recent report about Pakistan’s power sector’s achievement published in a section of press, saying, this is highly regrettable. In a letter written to Secretary Ministry of Water and Power Mohammad Younas Dagha, Director KfW Wolfgang Mollers said, “Our paper

China Creates World’s First Coal To Ethanol Production Line

BEIJING (China) (APP): China has successfully created the world’s first production line to turn coal into ethanol, or drinking alcohol, the Chinese Academy of Sciences said on Saturday. Created by Shaanxi Yanchang Petroleum and the academy’s Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics in Liaoning province, the

Drilling, Construction Start In Thar Coal Area Under CPEC

ISLAMABAD, (APP): The drilling and construction work has started in second largest point block-I of Thar Coal area under the China Pakistan Economic Corridor. Radio Pakistan quoting official source said that Four billion ton coal exist in 150 Kilometer long Block. The cost of the block-1 project is

Work On Two Hydropower Projects In Progress In KP

ISLAMABAD, (APP): Work is speedily going on in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on two hydropower projects one each in Chitral and Dir. Radio Pakistan quoting official sources said that these projects will be completed at a cost of rupees forty five billion by the end of this year. Sources said the projects

20,000 Schools Of South Punjab To Get Solar System

LAHORE, (APP): Chief Minister Punjab Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif said that solar system would be installed in 20,000 schools of South Punjab. Presiding over a high level meeting to review the implementation of Khadim-e-Punjab Ujala Programme, he said the programme would be implemented in phases and completed by the end

WAPDA Signs Two Contracts Worth Rs. 180 Billion For Main Civil Works

ISLAMABAD, (APP):Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Wednesday signed two contracts namely MW-01 worth Rs. 115 billion and MW-02 worth Rs. 64.4 billion with China Gezhouba Group Company (CGGC) for construction of main civil works of the Dasu Hydropower project. The contract MW-01, which is