CM Gilgit-Baltistan called on Federal Minister for Energy

CM Gilgit-Baltistan called on Federal Minister for Energy

ISLAMABAD: Barrister Muhammad Khalid Khursheed Khan, Cheif Minister Gilgit-Baltistan called on Federal Minister for Energy Mr. Omar Ayub Khan in his office this evening. Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Petroleum Mr. Nadeem Babar also attended the meeting. The Minister congratulated the CM-elect on assumption of his office.The Cheif Minister apprised the Minister about the development of ongoing energy projects in GB to maintain the fuel & electricity requirement of the area. While discussing the energy sector, the Minister said that the government is focusing on alternate resources to produce cheaper power so as to meet the growing needs of the country. The Minister assured the CM GB that the federal government will continue to cooperate with GB government for timely implementation of the projects.The Minister said that our government intend to harness local resources particularly water, minerals and tourism sectors to enable the area to generate to its own revenue which will contribute into the economic development of the Gilgit-Baltistan.