KARACHI: Sindh Energy Minister Imtiaz Shaikh on Thursday said that agreements had been signed with suppliers to provide solar power to 200,000 households in 10 districts of the province.

While talking to Dawn, he said that 200,000 houses in Sujawal, Badin, Mithi, Tharparkar, Sanghar, Khairpur, Ghotki, Kashmore, Jacobabad and Qambar-Shahdadkot districts would be energised with solar power under the agreements.

Mr Shaikh said that the provincial government was working on transparent and environment-friendly energy projects to overcome the energy crisis.

“With regard to environment-friendly power projects in the province, the agreement has been finalized today with the suppliers for the supply of solar-powered electricity to 200,000 households in 10 districts of the province,” he added.

Published in Dawn, January 29th, 2021

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