-Pakistan plans to produce 40,000 MW of nuclear energy

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam on Saturday said Pakistan planned to adapt to zero carbon emission goal by 2050 in energy by using all types of renewable and low-carbon sources.

This he stated while speaking at an International webinar on ‘Nuclear energy: a key to Net Zero (Green Future)’, in Islamabad.

The PM’s aide said the government planned to use 40,000 megawatt nuclear energy by 2050 and also to make optimal use of wind, hydel, solar and nuclear resources to meet the goals set by the Conference of the Parties-26 recently held in Glasgow, Scotland.

On February 25, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah had invited Netherlands top companies to establish waste-to-energy projects in Karachi and use the latest technology to depollute Manchhar.

He had said this in a meeting with Ambassador of Netherlands Willem Wouter Plomp and Advisor to CM on Trade Hammad Raza and his trade counsellor Yasir Farooqui at the CM House in Karachi.

The visiting ambassador had told the chief minister that their companies were interested in investing and establishing the `waste-to-energy’ project in Karachi. “We have one of the top companies in the world working in the waste to energy sector,” he had disclosed.