250 MWs electricity can be produced from Karachi’s garbage: CM Sindh

KARACHI, Pakistan: The Sind Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah said that with using solid waste in Karachi, we can establish five power plants of 50 megawatts and a cumulative 250 megawatts of electricity can be produced from them (Karachi’s garbage).

While presiding over a high level meeting on project of producing electricity from garbage and waste held in Karachi on Monday, the Chief Minister said that 17,000 tons of garbage is lifted from Karachi daily and 50 megawatts power plant can be installed by giving 3,000 tons of garbage to the plant.

Syed Murad Ali Shah directed the Local Government Minister Saeed Ghani that Solid Waste Management should device a policy for giving garbage to the power plant.

The Chief Minister said that there is a proposal of installing such power plant at Chakra Goth in Karachi which is land fill site. He said that we have to resolve the Karachi’s water problem and energy problem of the province.

Bilawal Bhutto appoints Munawar Anjum as PPP Deputy Information Secretary

Meanwhile, the Chairman Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has appointed Chaudhry Munawar Anjum as the PPP Deputy Information Secretary, according to a notification issued by the Bilawal Bhutto’s Political Secretary Jameel Soomro.

Chaudhry Munawar Anjum was the close aide of Benazir Bhutto, and he remained her media advisor for 10 years.

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