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2012
“Energy Crises in Pakistan”

MUHAMMAD HAMMAD MALIK
Chairman “Special Committee on Energy Crises” Youth Parliament Pakistan 7/30/2012

“Energy Crises in Pakistan”

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

It gives me intense pleasure to present a report of the “Special Committee on Energy Crises” Youth Parliament of Pakistan. The report is a result of extreme efforts done by the members of the committee on the topic of Energy Crises in Pakistan. I am grateful to my colleague members of the committee Muhammad Taimoor Shah (YP23-Punjab15), Ushna Ahmed (YP59-Sindh11), Yasir Riaz (YP12-ICT02), Shaheera Jalil Albasit (YP56-SINDH 08), Ahmed Numair Farooq (YP21-Punjab 01), Gohar Zaman (YP25-Punjab05), Osama Mehm00d (YP42-Punjab22), Anum Zia (YP23-Punjab03) and specially Touseef Abbasi (YP02-AJK02) for their cooperation, active participation in the meetings, deliberations and sharing their ideas and views in highlighting and resolving the issue of energy crises. I must acknowledge their wisdom because of which the Committee has been able to play its role, through recommendations to bring improvement in the areas, where needed. I also appreciate the efforts of Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency (PILDAT) for providing us a platform to play our role in the development of the country and also assisting us in holding the meetings with the related officials. I specially thank Mr. Ahmed Bilal Mehboob for his sincere efforts in providing such a platform for the Youth of Pakistan for the betterment of the future of the country.

By Muhammad Hammad Malik (YP16-KPK03) Chairman Special Committee on Energy Crises in Pakistan

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“Energy Crises in Pakistan”
I am sure that the circulation of this report will certainly benefit the better understanding of the Energy Crises and will also help in devising the ways to resolve this key issue. Muhammad Hammad Malik Chairman Special Committee on Energy Crisis Youth Parliament Pakistan

By Muhammad Hammad Malik (YP16-KPK03) Chairman Special Committee on Energy Crises in Pakistan

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“Energy Crises in Pakistan”
PREFACE

Energy Crisis in Pakistan is one of the severe challenges the country is facing now-a-days. Electricity, natural gas, water and fuel are essential part of our daily life and its outage has severely affected the economy and overall living of our country. Thousands have lost their jobs, businesses; our daily life has become miserable. Pakistan is currently facing up to 18 hours of electricity outage a day and 2 days of Gas outage a week, is expected to face more if not dealt with in time. A Special Committee was made by the Speaker Youth Parliament of Pakistan on the issue of energy crises in response to the motion put in the house by Muhammad Hammad Malik (YP16-KPK03), Mr. Yasir Riaz (YP12-ICT02) and Mr. Muhammad Taimoor Shah (YP35-Punjab15). Muhammad Hammad Malik (YP16-KPK03) was made the Chairperson. The main purpose of this committee is to analyze the nature of this crisis and to propose some short-term as well as long-term solutions to this problem. For this purpose meetings were arranged with the concerned authorities and also the data was acquired from related departments like Wapda, Thar Coal Power Generation Project and Alternative Energy Development Board. This study is exploratory in nature. We have done our best to conclude and sketch up some recommendations in the light of identified hurdles in the way of implementing the appropriate solution to our problem. By Muhammad Hammad Malik (YP16-KPK03) Chairman Special Committee on Energy Crises in Pakistan Page 3

“Energy Crises in Pakistan”
Our study finds some major holes in our system if they are covered up we can not only overcome the deficiency of electricity in our systems but also we can be able to export it to our neighboring countries.

By Muhammad Hammad Malik (YP16-KPK03) Chairman Special Committee on Energy Crises in Pakistan

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