Kh Asif reiterates to add 8000 megawatt power in system from next year

Kh Asif reiterates to add 8000 megawatt power in system from next year
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ISLAMABAD: (APP) Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Muhammad Asif has said that several power plants will start generating electricity from next year.

Talking to a private news channel, he said 8000 megawatt electricity would be added into the system next year which would help address the energy issue.

He said uninterrupted power supply had been ensured to industrial sector for the last two years.

To a question, Defence Minister Khawaja Asif said Pakistan was serious in improving relations with Afghanistan.

He said the main cause of strain relations between Pakistan and Afghanistan was due to Indian influence in Afghanistan.

To another question he said Pakistan armed forces had given a lot of sacrifices in war against terrorism.

He said armed forces were also extending their services in conducting census in the country.

He said every possible step would be taken in flushing out terrorists and the menace of terrorism from the country.

Replying to a question regarding retired General Raheel Sharif, he said the decision for the Command of Coalition Force was yet to be taken.

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