Govt extends special incentives for mineral development: Hafeez Sheikh
ISLAMABAD, May 31 (APP): Minister for Finance Dr Hafeez Sheikh on Thursday said that the government has extended special incentives for mineral development through public and private investment and facilitating private sector to contribute in this sector. Launching an Economic Survey 2011-12 here at a press conference, he said that to revive industrial growth, a 100 MW power plant was established by using Thar coal deposits based on underground coal gasification, which would convert into 1000 MW power plant and efforts are made for exploration and evaluation of coalfields in Sindh and Balochistan.