Govt committed to ensure sustainability in energy sector: Dastgir

Minister for Energy Khurram Dastgir Khan said the government is committed to ensure sustainability in energy sector.

Talking to a high-leveI delegation of World Bank that called on him in Islamabad on Monday, he said that the decisions to increase electricity prices were politically difficult but the government is making all out efforts to providing relief to common man.

The Minister has appreciated that World Bank recognizes the challenges faced by the country and difficult decisions taken in wake of it.

He said climate change has made a devastating impact on Pakistan economy and subsequently the energy sector.

The World Bank is assisting in energy efficiency and conservation program apart from helping provinces in installing solar projects.

The World Bank would provide more than 3 billion dollars for infrastructure development in energy sector. It will also provide assistance in Dasu hydropower project.

Source: Radio Pakistan