ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal says that the Thar Coal Project has been incorporated in the CPEC to generate more energy in the country.
He was talking to media at Islam Kot after visiting Thar Coal Block-two in Mithi on Friday.
He said that the coal of Thar can provide more energy in comparison to the oil of Saudi Arabia and will generate 4000 megawatt electricity.
Ahsan Iqbal said that we have to compete with other countries in the region in the field of economy and we need unity to put the country on progress and prosperity.
Interior Minister urged opposition parties to cooperate with the government’s development process by shunning sit-in politics as the stability of the country is linked with the political stability.
Ahsan Iqbal said that every government should complete its tenure for which we have to establish the tradition of tolerance and mutual cooperation.
Earlier, he visited mining site, under construction power project, Model House and Green Park project where he was briefed by the Chief of Sindh Coal Mining Company Shamsuddin Sheikh.
He also reviewed various schemes of Thar foundation.