ISLAMABAD - Owing to the worse power crisis prevailing in the country, the textile sector feared that government might struggle to achieve the textiles exports target of $15.490 billion set for the ongoing financial year 2011-2012. The textile sector is in hot water due to the ongoing power (gas and electricity) crisis in the country, which may not able the sector to meet its exports target fixed for the current fiscal year 2011-2012, said an official of All Pakistan Textile Mills Association while talking to The Nation. He was of the view that textile sector is facing gas loadshedding for the first time in summer, which is affecting the main export-oriented sector. The government, he said, is not facilitating the sector that is contributing 60 per cent in overall exports of the country. He demanded of the government to provide interrupted power supply to this sector if it wants to achieve its exports targets set for the ongoing fiscal year. According to the National Plan 2011-12, the government has set $25.618 billion exports target for the ongoing fiscal year, in which textile sectors target has fixed at $15.490 billion, food exports at $4.209 billion, petroleum group and coal at $1.239 billion, other manufacturers group at $4.707 billion and all others at $0.027 billion. The break-up of textiles exports revealed that raw cotton exports target is fixed at $251.4 million, cotton yarn, $2.064 billion, cotton cloth, $2.430 billion, cotton carded, $21.5 million, yarn, $39.5 million, knitwear, $2.459 billion, bed wear, $3.678 billion, towels, $845 million, tents, $39.5 million, readymade garments $1.836 billion, art, silk and synthetic textile, $712.9 million, made-up articles $733.8 million and other textile materials at $378.2 million for the ongoing financial year. It is worth mentioning here that the government is all set to achieve historic export target worth of $25 billion of the previous fiscal year.