KARACHI: Sindh Energy Minister Imtiaz Ahmed Sheikh announced that the provision of a solar system to the Karachi Press Club is a gift from the Sindh government.
In addition, housing societies associated with the Karachi Press Club will also receive electricity through the Village Electric Plan, ensuring affordable electricity for consumers.
During the inauguration ceremony of the Solar Park at the Karachi Press Club (KPC) on Tuesday, Minister Imtiaz Sheikh expressed his commitment to solarize government buildings and prisons.
The event was attended by KPC President Saeed Sarbazi, Secretary Shoaib Ahmed Khan, and Governing Body members.
Minister Imtiaz Sheikh expressed his gratitude for being awarded honorary membership by KPC, considering it an honor.
The project has a total capacity of 100 kW, with 60 kW of electricity already being provided and an additional 40 kW set to be added soon.
Sheikh highlighted the Pakistan People’s Party’s belief in the freedom of the press and the government’s extensive efforts to implement solar systems on a large scale.
He mentioned that 35 major hospitals have already been solarized with the assistance of the World Bank.
President of the Karachi Press Club, Saeed Sarbazi, extended gratitude to the Sindh government on behalf of the club members for their cooperation with the journalist fraternity.
Sarbazi praised Minister Imtiaz Sheikh for his efforts in making the club environmentally friendly and providing relief from expensive power supplied by K-Electric.
Secretary Shoaib Ahmed announced the honorary membership of the Karachi Press Club for Minister Imtiaz Sheikh, expressing gratitude for completing the plan that was envisioned in 2020.
The installation of the 60 kW solar system at the club will significantly reduce expenses, he added.
Source: Business Recorder