New Energy PolicyAmid the energy crisis in Pakistan, the new government has prepared the new energy policy. According to the sources, the energy policy would be announced on 27th June by the Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif.
Production to be increased 26,800 MWAccording to the sources, the energy production would be increased to 26,800 mega watts in 3 years. The current production in the country is 12,200 mega watts. The government would also try to decrease the tariff rates by 30% and bring down the per unit cost of electricity to 10 rupees. At the moment, the current rate is 14 rupees 67 paisas.
Another main point of the energy policy would be stopping electricity theft. In other news, Scotland Yard arrests Altaf Hussain's cousin in Dr. Imran Farooq Murder case, and IG Gilgit Baltistan has been suspended by Interior Minister after Nanga Parbat incident.