Federal Minister Leads Shift to Local Coal for Cheaper Electricity.

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Islamabad, Federal Minister for Energy, Sardar Awais Ahmed Khan Laghari, chaired a meeting focused on transitioning all power plants from imported coal to local coal sources. This initiative aims to reduce electricity costs and benefit consumers across the nation.

During the meeting, Minister Laghari emphasized the importance of shifting power plants to locally sourced coal. He highlighted that this move will not only generate cost-effective electricity but also significantly reduce the country’s import bill.

The Minister emphasized engaging all stakeholders to chart a comprehensive plan of action for a smooth transition to the local coal.

The transition to local coal aligns with the government’s agenda of promoting self-sufficiency and economic sustainability. It will directly impact consumers by offering more affordable electricity rates and contributing to overall economic stability.