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Nawaz Sharif Vision Being Fulfilled: PM Abbasi

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said on Thursday that Pakistan is producing surplus electricity, adding that it was the former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s vision which is being fulfilled.
Addressing a function after inaugurating Nashpa Oil and Gas Processing and LPG Recovery Plant in Karak this evening, he said the country is now producing surplus electricity.He said that in the winter season very few complaints of loadshedding were received.
The previous governments could also have done this but no one thought of solving these issues, said the prime minister.
He said that the Oil and Gas Development Company Limited has played a crucial part in resolving these issues in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and other parts of the country.He said that the present government has succeeded in overcoming shortage of electricity and gas in the country.
He said load shedding is being carried only in those areas where the electricity is stolen.
The Prime Minister said the IMF in its recent report has acknowledged Pakistan’s achievements in overcoming energy crisis in the country.He said that Nashpa Oil and Gas Processing was pending since 2009 and credit goes to the present government which completed it.
He said the present government has completed development schemes all over the country.
Earlier, PM Khaqan Abbasi arrived in the Karak district and inaugurated Neshpa Oil & Gas and LPG project.Upon arrival, the prime minister was received by Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Engr Iqbal Zafar Jhagara and other senior leaders of PML-N.
On this occasion, the prime minister was briefed about the salient features of the project.