Pakistan’s third biggest world’s coal reserves could be utilized to produce cheap electricity

Karachi: Pakistan’s third biggest world’s coal reserves could be utilized to produce cheap electricity, says renowned scientist Dr Samar Mubarakmand. He told PTV on Saturday that scientists were working on Thar-Coal project in Sindh province to meet growing demand of electricity in the country. Estimated cost of project is $115 million and it will produce 100MW electricity. He said 100 million barrels of diesel as well as gas could be produced through Thar-coal reserves which will be sufficient for 30 years. Dr Mand said Thar-coal field has enough reserves for 500 years and foreign countries shown keen interest. Investors can get 20% profit on investment.

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