Power generation conference: Experts stress exploiting indigenous energy resources

ISLAMABAD: Speakers and energy experts underlined the need for exploiting indigenous energy resources including coal, hydel and renewable energy for socio-economic development of the country.

Addressing the 10th Power Generation Conference with the theme ‘the next emerging challenge, sustainability and growth in power generation’ they said that energy was a vital instrument for socio-economic development of the country.

Speaking on the occasion, Planning and Development Commission Secretary Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui said that energy demand has always increased with rising population of the country.
He said many investors were coming to invest in the energy sector of Pakistan. He urged the business community to come forward and join hands to provide affordable and clean energy to the consumers.

Terming the conference encouraging, Siddiqui expressed hope that the organisers would continue this practice of finding an amicable solution to the ever-increasing energy demand.

Published in The Express Tribune, 12th May, 2018