SEZs will boost economic activity in Pakistan says Omar Ayub Khan

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

07th Dec, 2020. 04:45 pm
Omar Ayub

Federal Minister for Energy Omar Ayub Khan has said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government is committed to provide maximum relief to masses.

During his meeting with the newly appointed Ambassador of China to Pakistan Nong Rong, Omar Ayub Khan said that the main focus government of PTI was to lower the cost of power generation by increasing the renewable energy resources.

Omar Ayub Khan said “The sustainable and affordable structure of energy tariffs will be beneficial for the positive economic trajectory of the country,”

CPEC Authority Chairman Lt. Gen. (Retd) Asim Saleem Bajwa, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Power Tabish Gohar and Secretary Power Ali Raza Bhutta were also present in the meeting.

Omar Ayub Khan also highlighted the provision of power and energy for the establishment of Special Economic Zones (SEZs) and said that it would help boost economic activity along with the creation of thousands of new jobs in the country.

Both sides, during the meeting; reviewed the progress of power projects under the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and agreed to continue the cooperation in the field of energy in the mutual interest of the two countries.


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