Indigenous resources be given priority to reduce reliance on imported fuels: Khusro Bakhtyar

ISLAMABAD, Sep 20 (APP):Minister for Planning Development and Reforms Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar Friday said the indigenous resources should be given priority in future energy mix to reduce reliance on imported fuels.
He said integrated development of power and petroleum, natural gas and coal sectors was of utmost importance for efficient future energy planning.

The minister was Chairing the third meeting of Steering Committee on Integrated Energy Planning (IEP) here.
The meeting was attended by Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Dr Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan, members steering committee including power and petroleum secretaries, representatives from the United States Department of Energy, senior officials from Economic Affairs Division and planning ministry.