Acknowledging the project, the premier said such initiatives will create unbelievable employment opportunities and build the capacity of domestic human resource. Mr Sharif said his government is very optimistic about solving the energy crisis in Pakistan and although the government has resolved the issue of circular debt, it could rise again if certain measures are not taken. He stressed that the repayment of Rs480bn circular debt enabled the country to generate 1,700MW of additional power and the shortfall declined to 3,000MW.
Discussing the law and order situation in the country, Mr Sharif said his government is fighting off the problems with financial capital and it will soon pave way to the formation of credible policies that can ensure peace in Karachi and all over the county.
“We need to raise a counter-terrorist force. Terrorism is an issue of the entire country. I personally talked to the chief ministers and asked them to come up with proposals in this regard. We will take the provinces on board while framing any policy against terrorism,” he said.