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Jun 01, 2020 PRINT EDITION
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Urea being produced by Thar Block VI to meet 30 years need

Sindh Energy Minister Imtiaz Sheikh on Friday said that Thar Block VI would be producing urea to meet the country's projected urea requirement for the next 30 years. Looking at the potential of Thar Coal and also of renewable energy, minister said Sindh h

January 04, 2020

Sindh Energy Minister Imtiaz Sheikh on Friday said that Thar Block VI would be producing urea to meet the country's projected urea requirement for the next 30 years. Looking at the potential of Thar Coal and also of renewable energy, minister said Sindh has made a major breakthrough. The day was not far when Pakistan shall become self-sufficient in its energy requirements.
In a statement he congratulated the Sindh government for achieving financial closure worth Rs 1.3 billion for mega projects in the coal mining and power generation sectors in Thar. "We shall now be producing 15.4 mtpa of coal and generating 2640mw of cheap electricity from Thar Coal fields," he said.
Imtiaz said Block VI would be producing urea that would meet the country's projected urea requirement for the next 30 years.
Imtiaz sheikh said provincial government was following ideal economic policy of mobilizing national human and natural resources for economic development.
Lowering of energy costs, employment and skill development, saving foreign exchange and raising national production is a correct economic strategy that shall enable us to compete in the world market and raise the standard of living of our working classes.

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