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NCC reviews progress of power sector projects

ISLAMABAD: National Coordination Committee on Foreign-Funded Projects (NCC-FFP) reviewed the progress and implementation of power sector projects. Federal Minister for Economic Affairs Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar and Federal Minister for Energy Omar Ayub Khan co-chaired the meeting of the committee. Secretary

Efforts underway to restore power supply in affected areas: Omar Ayub

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Power, Petroleum and Natural Resources Omar Ayub Khan has said that gradual restoration of the power supply is underway after a massive power breakdown plunged the entire country into darkness minutes before midnight on Saturday. While

Omar Ayub directs KE to restore electricity by tonight

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Energy Omar Ayub has directed K-Electric to restore power in Karachi by tonight after several areas reported being without electricity even after three days. According to sources, the minister made the remarks in a phone call

National consensus needed to avoid gas shortages in coming winter: Omar Ayub

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Energy Omar Ayub has said that a national consensus was needed against an “impending crisis” of gas shortages expected in the coming winter. A meeting of the Senate Standing Committee on Petroleum was held under the

Petrol supply to improve within three days: Omar Ayub

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Petroleum Omar Ayub on Thursday said that supply of petroleum products would improve in the next three days and the crisis will be resolved. The federal minister was speaking to media outside the Peshawar High Court

Minister warns of action against OMCs creating petrol shortage

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Petroleum Omar Ayub Khan said the government has decided to take stern action against oil marketing companies (OMCs) and dealers creating artificial shortage of petroleum products. In a tweet, the minister said that it has been decided

Govt fully committed to execution of TAPI pipeline project: Omar Ayub

ISLAMABAD: Federal Energy Minister Energy Omar Ayub has said that the government was fully committed to execution of Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) pipeline project. The statement came between the meeting of Omar Ayub with Turkish Ambassador Movlamov Atajan and CEO of TAPI

US desires to expand trade ties with Pakistan: Wilbur Ross

ISLAMABAD: US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross called on Federal Minister for Energy Omar Ayub Khan and agreed to step up cooperation in the energy sector. Wilbur Ross said his visit to Pakistan is part of the US government’s desire

Pakistan is large market for world industries: Omar Ayub

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Power Omar Ayub has termed Pakistan as a large market and invited the industries of the world to invest in the country. Addressing the inaugural ceremony of Energy Week organized by NEPRA today (Monday), Omar Ayub said,

Uninterrupted gas supply for domestic consumers: Omar Ayub

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Power Omar Ayub Khan on Sunday has said that domestic consumers are receiving a continuous supply of gas across the country. While talking to the media reporters, he said the government is giving first priority to

Violation of Indus Water Treaty won’t be tolerated: minister

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Power Division Omar Ayub Khan on Monday categorically said that Pakistan would swiftly retaliate in case India violated Indus Water Treaty. While speaking at a conference on “Water Crisis, the Minister for Power Division said that “If

Omar Ayub co-chairs joint commission in Qatar

ISLAMABAD: The 5th Session of Pakistan-Qatar Joint Commission was held in Doha on 4-5 November 2019 co-chaired by Federal Minister for Energy Omar Ayub Khan Minister of Commerce and Industry of the State of Qatar Ali bin Ahmed Al Kuwari.

Omar Ayub meets Prime Minister of Qatar in Doha

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Energy Omar Ayub Khan called on the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of Qatar Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani at his office in Doha. The Qatari prime minister extended warm welcome to

Omar Ayub holds meetings with Qatar’s finance, energy ministers

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Energy Omar Ayub Khan on Monday held separate meetings with Finance Minister of the state of Qatar Ali Shareef Al Emadi and Minister for Energy Affairs Saad Sherida Al Kaabi in Doha. During the meeting, the

Ayub invites Turkish companies to invest in power sector

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Power and Petroleum Omar Ayub Khan said that Pakistan’s energy sector is fast growing and the renewable energy potential is enormous which need to be tapped by the foreign investors. The federal minister was speaking to

Petroleum minister discusses anti-theft campaign with CM KP

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Power and Petroleum Omar Ayub Khan has said that another 100 electricity feeders in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa shall be cleared from theft by the end of December 2019 as an extensive campaign on these feeders is in

New alternative renewable energy policy draft approved

ISLAMABAD: Alternative Energy Development Board under the chairmanship of Federal Minister for Power Omar Ayub Khan has approved the draft Policy 2019. The 46th board meeting deliberated upon the draft policy that was prepared by AEDB in consultation with public

Azerbaijan offers LNG supply on long-term basis to Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Azerbaijan offered Pakistan to supply Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) on a long-term basis and expressed interest in infrastructure development of the commodity especially oil and gas exploration activities. A delegation of Azerbaijan, led by Ambassador Ali Alizada, expressed the

Pakistan to challenge fines imposed in Riko Diq and Karke cases

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan would challenge the heavy fines imposed by the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) in Reko Diq and Karke cases, said Minister of Power Umar Ayub. While addressing a press conference, Umar Ayub said that in