pakistan energy

Pakistan PM Rushes to End Energy Shortages Ahead of 2018 Poll

By Drazen Jorgic LAHORE/ISLAMABAD, Oct 10 – In Abdul Aziz’s print shop, the daily blackouts that plunge him into darkness and silence his rolling presses are costly and chip away at his faith in┬áPakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. For nearly a decade, power shortages have hobbled the country’s economy and eaten into Aziz’s profits, preventing

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Poo-Powered Pumps Help Pakistan Farmers Grow Richer, Greener

By Saleem Shaikh and Sughra Tunio FATEH JHANG, Pakistan, May 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – For farmer Mujahid Abbasi, switching the power source for his irrigation pump from diesel to biogas has brought economic and health gains. The 43-year-old from Fateh Jhang village, some 26 miles (42 km) from Pakistan‘s capital city Islamabad, has benefited

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