pak exclusLack of awareness about its enormous maritime potential, especially among the ruling elite, was failing Pakistan as a nation to exploit its exclusive economic zone (EEZ) in the Indian Ocean – up to 200 nautical miles along the country’s 1000km coastline – which is extremely rich in biodiversity, seafood, minerals and hydrocarbon resources and covers an area more than the size of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces combined.

Net MeteringNet-metering – initiative for mitigating demand supply gap in the distribution of electric power in the country, is an encouraging development endorsed by NEPRA through passage of requisite regulations. Institute of Policy Studies held consultative roundtable session on, “Net Metering: An Alternate Source of Power for Electricity Consumers” on January 19, 2016.

power sectThe situation report ‘Government’s Performance in Power Sector: A Mid-Term Review’ is based on a seminar held with the same title at the Institute of Policy Studies (IPS), Islamabad on November 18, 2015.

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