Qaim, Asim discuss Thar coal projects
12 February, 2013
KARACHI: A meeting jointly chaired by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah and Advisor to Prime Minister for Petroleum Dr Asim Hussain on Sunday discussed details of a proposed agreement to be signed by Pakistan State Oil (PSO), Sindh Coal Department and Engro Chemicals for provision of facilities for development of Thar Coal projects.
The meeting held in connection with coal and gas projects also discussed in detail the pace of Thar coal related projects and other on-going development schemes in the province.
All concerned officials including Secretary Coal Ijaz Khan, Secretary Energy Sohail Rajput and Chief Executive of Engro Chemical Ali Ansari attended the meeting at the Chief Minister House.
The CE of Engro Chemicals apprised the meeting that the required gas supply was not being provided to the projects of his company.
Dr Asim assured him that required natural gas supply would be ensured for the projects.
Qaim informed the meeting that the provincial government had provided Rs 5 billion for supply of natural gas to 1222 villages.