Pakistans’ power projects environment friendly: Minister

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LAHORE, Nov 5 (APP): Federal Minister for Planing and Development,
Ashan Iqbal Thursday said that Pakistan will generate 11,000 mega watt
more electricity by 2018 and will further increase upto 45,000 mega watt
by 2025.
Addressing 6th international conference on management research
at Superior University Raiwind road here, he said that Pakistan’s
power generation projects were mostly environment friendly.
He said that government was giving preference to investment in
Hydel and Wind Projects in power sector to save the country from
pollution. He asked the universities to work as an engine for
development and research in all sectors.
The minister said that two years ago, the foreign media had
been painting Pakistan as a negative and terrorist country, but
now internationally Pakistan was beeing seen as a changed country.
He said that now Pakistan was the safe country for foreign
investment. He said that Pakistan was a responsible state and
was aware of its responsibility.
He hoped that foreign delegates of this conference will
return from Pakistan with good impression about our country.
Earlier, Chaudhry Abdul Rehman the Chairman of Superior
University welcomed the minister.
The delegates of France, UK, USA, Italy and Indonesia also
participated in the conference.