Authorities directed to finalise policy for alternate energy

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif urged the relevant authorities to expedite the finalization of the alternate energy policy, particularly focusing on solar energy. During a meeting held in Lahore, which he chaired, the Prime Minister reviewed the progress in formulating a comprehensive policy for alternative energy sources, with a special emphasis on solar power.

The meeting provided a detailed briefing on the advancements made in solarization projects across the country and the status of the alternative energy policy. Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif emphasized that the government had taken significant steps to implement measures promoting alternative energy sources, including solar power, as evident in the budget.

Furthermore, he called for an accelerated process of converting public buildings to solar energy, highlighting the numerous benefits associated with it. By harnessing solar energy, not only would the cost of production be reduced, but it would also lead to substantial savings in precious foreign exchange. The Prime Minister acknowledged Pakistan’s substantial capacity for solar energy production, underscoring the country’s potential to become a significant player in the renewable energy sector.

The Prime Minister expressed confidence that Pakistan, with its abundant sunlight and favorable conditions, could become a leading global player in renewable energy, contributing to a sustainable future for the country. He urged the relevant authorities to ensure a swift and efficient implementation of the alternate energy policy to maximize the benefits of solar energy for Pakistan’s economic growth and environmental conservation.