China in­vest­ing $32b in en­ergy sec­tor: Kh Asif

The Pak Banker - - NATIONAL -

Federal De­fence, Wa­ter and Power Min­is­ter Khawaja Muham­mad Asif on Satur­day said 2,000 megawatt elec­tric­ity would be added to the na­tional grid within three months.

Ad­dress­ing mem­bers of the Sialkot Cham­ber of Com­merce and In­dus­try (SCCI), he said, "We should use elec­tric­ity ju­di­ciously and min­i­mize use of air­con­di­tion­ers to fa­cil­i­tate the en­tire coun­try dur­ing peak hours." The min­is­ter said that Chi­nese in­vestors were in­vest­ing $32 bil­lion in power gen­er­a­tion out of which $6 bil­lion would be used on dual power trans­mis­sion lines in the coun­try.

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