Munawar B Ahmad

  • TThe single most crucial matter dragging the economic development and budget allocations is the massive energy sector circular debt. The base amount in the power sector (DISCO's, NTDC, WAPDA) of Rs 301 billion has been or is being transferred to the debt holding company PHCL under MOW&P. While this ...

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  • TThe impending disaster, God forbid, if the Attabad lake blockage breaks, clearly has been created by the incompetence and criminal negligence of the concerned government authorities, namely Ministry of Water and Power (MW&P), WAPDA, National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), local ...

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  • TThe Supreme Court's suo moto hearing of the much sensationalised $1 billion scam alleged in the award of the LNG contract to GDF-Suez, may or may not determine if indeed there was a scam. The NA Committee report was hurriedly compiled under secrecy and without media coverage in a weeks time. The ...

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  • TMismanagement of public sector: Pakistan's energy sector ails from mismanagement and poor governance, starting from the various ministries to most of the state organisations and public sector utilities. The notable improvement in the petroleum, oil, gas sectors mentioned earlier, has been short ...

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  • TEnergy is the lifeline of a nation. The economic engine and the wheels of industry, agriculture and business need energy to move forward. On the social aspect, energy consumption per capita is a key indicator of the quality of life of the citizens and community. Unfortunately in Pakistan, inspite ...

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