Omar Ayub, Federal Energy Minister announced that Pakistan is planning to lay down a new gas pipeline with the cooperation of Russia.
The Federal Minister while announcing that gas reservoirs of the country are witnessing a fast decline, Omar Ayub blamed the PPP and PML-N for doing nothing during their previous tenures for tackling the situation. “They did not sign any tenders for new gas reservoirs,” Omar said.
The energy minister said that “The recent increase in power tariff is also due to agreements signed by the previous governments,” He further announced that the government has signed an agreement for producing electricity from solar power at the rate of Rs6.5 per unit.
Omar Ayub while talking about improving the power situation in Hyderabad, He said that they would improve the HESCO system by installing more feeders. “We will also continue our action against power theft in the city,” he added.
A major crisis could emerge in near future in the country, however, they would soon launch projects to overcome it, Omar Ayub said
Omar Ayub rejected the opposition’s demand for re-election and said that the polls would be held on time after the incumbent government completes its 5-year tenure.
He said “The PDM alliance is only for safeguarding personal interests,” adding that Prime Minister Imran Khan was leading the country on the right track.
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