ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has lauded the performance of naval forces and extended back the federal government to enhance its capacity.
As per details, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi met PM Imran Khan at his office in the federal capital and briefed him about the professional matters of Pakistan Navy.
It is pertinent to note that Pakistan Navy is conduct world maritime ‘AMAN Exercise 2019’ next month.
To this effect, a final conference was held on December 12 and at least 41 representatives of participating countries had attended the conference.
The Pakistan Navy spokesperson had said that the exercises would play an important role for formation of a joint strategy and consensus approach for global maritime security.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Imran Khan presided over a meeting of Cabinet Committee on Energy on Wednesday to discuss the gas crisis in the country. The meeting also discussing over the issues related to power generation projects, Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) and petroleum sector etc.
A report submitted by the fact-finding committee of the petroleum division, also discussed in the meeting and the prime minister is expected to take decision on the matter, sources said.
Federal Minister for Petroleum Ghulam Sarwar Khan and Minister of Energy Omar Ayub also briefed the meeting about the issues faced by Pakistan’s power sector. A new gas load management plan also considered in the meeting. Apart of it, the gas companies presented the demand plan of LNG for the next four months.
The cabinet committee on energy also discussed the role of the refineries and the furnace oil lobby in the crisis, sources said. – NNI