SIALKOT

Federal Minister for Science and Technology Zahid Hamid said that the agreements recently signed between Pakistan and China would help curb the energy crisis.

He was addressing a public meeting at Chawinda-Pasrur after inauguration of several developmental schemes including sewerage scheme and roads projects worth Rs53 million. He said that Pak-China economic corridor would boost the national economy and open new vistas of trade and cooperation between the two countries. He said that China was helping Pakistan start several energy generation projects.

The federal minister revealed that the government was striving to cope with the persisting energy crisis for giving maximum relief to the people. He said that the economy was moving towards stability, adding that the federal government was successfully implementing effective policies which have started bearing fruit. Increase in the value of rupee against US dollar was an ample proof of the government’s success, he said.

Talking to different delegations at Badiana, Pasrur tehsil here, he said that the government was striving to find out a peaceful solution to terrorism. He narrated that the government was fully aware of the eternal and external dangers and making hectic efforts to cope with them.