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The National Assembly Session has been prorogued on Monday, the 15th August, 2022 |In exercise of the powers conferred by proviso to rule 4 of the Parliament (Joint Sittings) Rules, 1973, the Hon. Speaker has been pleased to call a Joint Sitting on Thursday, the 20th October, 2022 at 4.00 p.m, instead of Thursday, the 22nd September, 2022 at 4.00 p.m. in the Parliament House, Islamabad.

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Power generation through renewable sources necessary for environmental conservation; Acting NA Speaker Zahid Akram Durrani
Thursday, 7th July, 2022

Islamabad: 7th July 2022; NA Acting Speaker Zahid Akram Durani said that there were ample opportunities for investment in various economic sectors in Pakistan, especially in the energy sector. He said that energy from renewable sources is not only cheap but it is  also environment friendly. He expressed these views while talking to Chief Executive Green Energy Plantation Company Limited, Dheerasak Suwannayos, who called on him in the Parliament House today.

The Acting Speaker said that Pakistan has tremendous ptoential to generate energy from solar, wind and municipal solid waste. He said that Government is taking steps to increase investment in power generation projects from solid waste in major cities and industrial zones especially in Rashkai Special Economic Zone. He said that the present government was taking steps for the environment protection. He appreciated the role of Green Energy Plantation Company Limited in Pakistan.

Dheerasak Suwannayos, Chief Executive, Green Energy Company Limited, briefed Acting Speaker about the objectives of his company and said that his company is keenly interested in investing in green energy projects such as solar, wind and municipal projects in Pakistan. He appreciated the concessions given by the present government for green energy projects which would enable Pakistan to get cheap and pollution free electricity. He said that generating electricity from furnace oil and coal releases toxic gases such as carbon monoxide, which is not only harmful to human health but also harms the ozone layer.