Energy crisis biggest issue for Pakistan, says Imran Khan

21 Feb, 2016 2:51 pm

PESHAWAR (92 News) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan has on Sunday said that energy crisis is the biggest issue for Pakistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) has large gas reserves.

Talking to media during his visit to Peshawar’s Matni area where gas reserves has been recovered, Imran Khan said that new gas reserves has been discovered in KP, adding that the province has large gas reserves that there will not be any need to import gas from other countries.

He said that Pakistan is facing energy crisis and the rulers are spending Rs 200 billion on Orange Line Metro Train (OMT), adding that the money should be spent on the discovery of new gas reserves.

The PTI chairman said that the entire country would be benefitted from the gas reserves discovered from KP. “An American company is ready to invest Rs 100 billion in the province’s gas sector but the federal government is not issuing them No Objection Certificate (NOC),” he said.

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