President Arif Alvi, speaking at a meeting on Saturday, stressed the need to exploit alternative energy sources to produce low-cost electricity in the country.
Also pointed out that the nuclear and water were one of the least expensive sources of energy besides the need to fully explore wind and solar energies for electricity generation.
The President said that the National Assembly had converted to solar energy five years ago and was now waiting for the solarisation of the presidency. He also welcomed the investment in the alternative energy initiative.
Arif Alvi, Underlining the Research on Alternative Sources of Energy
On Monday, President of Pakistan Dr Arif Alvi at the Ceremony of Nathia Gali Summer College, focused on exploring alternative sources of energy and health to meet growing needs and requirements of the country, Local media reported.
Underlining the importance of scientific and technological research, the president said that modern physics should be used to meet the challenges of the different sectors of energy and power generation.
He also said that the country needed to adopt practical scientific approach for solving its problems and the challenges it faced.
In an interview with a private TV channel, President Alvi said that justice could not be established in Pakistan till all citizens were treated equally. He underscored the need for elimination of a discrimination system between the powerful elitist class and the poor.
President Alvi had said while addressing a ceremony in connection with launch of National Academy of Higher Education in Islamabad, promotion of education was vital to achieve the vision of Naya Pakistan. He had emphasized the need for quality education by the way of capacity building of teachers and bringing improvement in the educational institutions.
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17 November, 2019