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PM Shahbaz Sharif accords approval to generate electricity from solar energy

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: In a major decision aimed at giving relief to the masses, the federal government has decided to generate electricity from solar energy rather than generating it by importing expensive oil from abroad.

Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif has accorded his approval in this regard.

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The decision will help Pakistan save billions of dollars.

Under the project, 10,000 megawatts of electricity will be generated from solar power instead of expensive imported fuel (diesel and furnace oil).

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In the first phase, government buildings, electric and diesel-powered tube wells and low-unit household consumers will be provided with solar power.

The prime minister has issued directive to provide relief in electricity supply to the people by next summer by constructing solar power plants at earliest.

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