Pakistan unveils National Climate Finance Strategy, establishes SFB

The Ministry of Planning and Development has chalked out a comprehensive policy for tackling climate change-related challenges.In a press release by the Ministry, the National Climate Finance Strategy is focusing on leveraging private sector engagemen…

The Ministry of Planning and Development has chalked out a comprehensive policy for tackling climate change-related challenges.

In a press release by the Ministry, the National Climate Finance Strategy is focusing on leveraging private sector engagement, international climate finance and carbon markets.

It said that Pakistan is among countries in the world that are most affected by climate-related hazards.

Significantly, the Sustainable Finance Bureau has been established to revolutionize climate finance and reorient the Public Sector Development Programme towards sustainable finance.

Source: Radio Pakistan

Govt focusing on alternative energy resources: Info Minister

Caretaker Minister for Information and Broadcasting Murtaza Solangi says government is focusing on alternate renewable energy resources to reduce dependence on imported expensive fuel.Talking to newsmen in Lahore on Sunday, he said country produces 60…

Caretaker Minister for Information and Broadcasting Murtaza Solangi says government is focusing on alternate renewable energy resources to reduce dependence on imported expensive fuel.

Talking to newsmen in Lahore on Sunday, he said country produces 60 percent of electricity through thermal sources while one-fourth through hydel.

The Information Minister said generation of electricity from expensive imported fuel has increased circular debt and country cannot afford this.

He said that China is leading in generation of electricity through renewable energy resources in the world.

He also thanked China for all-out cooperation for installation of renewable energy projects in Pakistan.

Murtaza Solangi said that previous government decided for production of 10000 MW solar power.

He expressed hope that the upcoming elected government will follow this policy.

The Minister said that Pakistan has tremendous potential to generate solar power.

He said that people of the country are facing the burden of expensive electricity.

Answering the questions, he said that the caretaker government will assist the Election Commission of Pakistan for holding free, fair and transparent elections.

He said that the people of Pakistan will decide the direction of the country on 8th February 2024.

Source: Radio Pakistan

ECP putting in hectic efforts to guarantee free, fair and undisputed elections

The Election Commission of Pakistan is putting in hectic efforts to guarantee free, fair and undisputed elections in the country.Talking to APP, an ECP official told that around twenty-six thousand voter education brochures were dispatched to Balochis…

The Election Commission of Pakistan is putting in hectic efforts to guarantee free, fair and undisputed elections in the country.

Talking to APP, an ECP official told that around twenty-six thousand voter education brochures were dispatched to Balochistan, one hundred thousand to Sindh and thirty thousand to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for the awareness of the general public. He said that delimitation of constituencies is being finalized for official release on 30th of this month.

He said that the ECP was also set to enlist over one million individuals for the polling process as a list of Presiding Officers, Assistant Presiding Officers and polling staff is being finalized for nationwide deployment.

Source: Radio Pakistan

Govt to continue campaign against power theft: PM Kakar

Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul -Haq Kakar says the government will continue anti power-theft campaign for it is producing excellent results.In a statement on social media platform X on Sunday, he expressed happiness over success achieved in the ca…

Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul -Haq Kakar says the government will continue anti power-theft campaign for it is producing excellent results.

In a statement on social media platform X on Sunday, he expressed happiness over success achieved in the campaign so far.

The Prime Minister said anti-power theft efforts of power division are yielding positive results.

He said this campaign will help to reduce and minimize annual losses.

Source: Radio Pakistan