Priorities: Minister assures focus on energy crisis

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ISLAMABAD:Federal Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal said that the government is fully aware of the negative impact of load shedding on trade and industry, and the Planning Commission is developing short, medium and long-term plans to overcome energy crisis.

He was speaking to a delegation from the Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) led by President ICCI Zafar Bakhtawari.

The minister said that overcoming the energy crises is a top priority for the government which has allotted Rs225 billion to the energy sector in the budget.

Iqbal assured the delegation that government would address all problems faced by the private sector and devise pro-business policies.

Courtesy: Tribune

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