Minister: (10, 000 MGW will be added in system by 2018”, says Ahsan Iqbal)

June 23, 2015 Off By Web Desk

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms Prof Ahsan Iqbal on Wednesday said that power projects launched by the present government would add 10,000 MGW of electricity in the system by 2018.

In a statement, he said completion of power projects needs three to four years and hoped that the projects initiated by the present government in power sector would add 10,000 MGW when these projects would be completed by 2018.

He said government was also making efforts to manage the power situation in the country before the completion of power projects. On the power crisis, he said nation is experiencing it because of negligence of past 15 years.

He however said that power crisis would be overcome when the projects of present government are completed.