15,000 schools of Punjab to be converted on solar energy: Shahbaz

Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that fifteen thousand schools of province will be converted on solar energy under a program by Asian Development Bank and French Bank.

Chairing a meeting in Lahore on Sunday, he said that under this program, seven thousand Basic Health Centers will also be converted on solar energy as well.

He said that the University of Bahawalpur will also be converted on this energy and this program will be extended in phases.

The Chief Minister directed to setup a Steering Committee to ensure implementation of this program.

He directed to take speedy measures to enhance the capacity of Provincial Energy Department.

Source: Radio Pakistan