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Rs205 billion allocated for power generation: Dar

June 17, 2014

Finance Minister Ishaq Dar says the government has allocated 205 billion rupees in the new budget for power generation and transmission lines. He was winding up debate on the Federal Budget for the year 2014-15 in the National Assembly on Tuesday.

He said in the first 11 months of the current financial year, electricity generation was 90.4 billion units as against 83.5 billion units during same period last year.

He said in the first eleven months of the last financial year credit availability for private sector was just 33 billion which was increased to 329 billion rupees during comparable period this year.

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Source: Daily Messenger (Pakistan)

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