September 18, 2009

Will rental power solve Pakistan’s energy woes?

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistani government has recently approved a controversial plan to hire power plants to overcome severe electricity shortages, despite opposition from its finance minister.

Aides of Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin said he almost resigned after failing to persuade the cabinet against renting, an option he considered expensive and inefficient.Read More »Will rental power solve Pakistan’s energy woes?

ISLAMABAD: Mushahid to head first Sino-Pak think tank

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By Asim Yasin

The Sino-Pak friendship on Thursday entered a new phase with the establishment of first non-governmental, non-partisan and non-political think tank.

“The Pakistan-China Institute with equal number of experts, scholars and intellectuals from China and Pakistan has been formed,” said Secretary General Pakistan Muslim League-Q Mushahid Hussain Sayed during a press conference here on Thursday. Read More »ISLAMABAD: Mushahid to head first Sino-Pak think tank