Govt to overcome electricity shortage by 2018: Kh Asif

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Mohammad Asif has said that government will overcome electricity shortage by 2018.

He was addressing a ceremony here on Tuesday. He said works on three LNG projects of 3600 megawatts are in progress. He said to increase the water reservoirs in the country is the need of hours because water security is important like national security.

Khawaja Asif said the Diamer-Bhasha Dam is taking a real shape to increase reservoirs capacity. He urged private sector to play a key role in the promotion of sports in the country.