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Prime Minister calls for implementing nationwide Solarisation project

Islamabad, February 01, 2023 (PPI-OT):Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif says implementation of nationwide Solarisation project will ensure saving valuable foreign exchange being spent on imported fuel. Addressing a meeting to review the implementation of energy saving measures in the country in Islamabad today, he said process for Solarisation of government buildings should be accelerated and completed within the stipulated time.

The Prime Minister directed the authorities concerned to finalize the policy for the production of electric motorcycles and solar panels in the country. He also directed to devise a comprehensive plan to replace fans with high electricity consumption. Shehbaz Sharif said National Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority should be made more active and empowered to save energy in the country.

The meeting was told that the process of Solarisation of 671 government buildings has started. The meeting was further apprised that conical baffles have been made mandatory in the manufacture of new geysers in Pakistan. It was informed that a strategy has been finalized to install conical baffles in old geysers as well.

For more information, contact:
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Government of Pakistan
4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9103557

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