PCJCCI urges Government to start Low-Cost Energy projects - Press Release issued by Pakistan China Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Lahore -- January 16, 2023 (PPI-OT)

Following is the text of press release issued by Pakistan China Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCJCCI)


Pakistan China Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCJCCI) urged the federal government to initiate low-cost energy generation projects in collaboration with China to reduce cost of doing business in the country. Moazzam Ghurki, President PCJCCI, stated while speaking at think thank session held today at PCJCCI Secretariat. Fang Yulong, Senior Vice President PCJCCI, Hamza Khalid, Vice President PCJCCI, Salahuddin Hanif, Secretary General, and a number of the executive committee members of PCJCCI were present on this occasion.

Moazzam Ghurki, President PCJCCI said that low-priced energy was produced in China through incineration of waste materials. This model could prove to be a solution for energy crisis and environment pollution in Pakistan. He added that many Chinese companies are willing to invest in Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) incineration for power generation. He informed that in Pakistan about 3,000 MW electricity can be generated using agricultural residue and municipal solid waste. He said that Pakistan generates about 15 million tons of crops residue annually, which can be used as feedstock to generate 120- MW electricity.

Fang Yulong, Senior Vice President PCJCCI urged the government to adopt waste-to-energy incineration model in Pakistan in partnership with Chinese expert companies. Hamza Khalid, Vice President PCJCCI said that energy crisis is one of the main problems of our country and we should take measures to cope with this misery. In renewable energy resources...

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