Pak govt. approves importing electricity from India despite opposition
Pakistan's federal cabinet has approved import of electricity from India in an attempt to keep up the momentum for friendly relations, despite internal opposition.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Pakistan and India would be signed for trade of electricity, an official statement said, Dawn News reports.
According to the report, the water and power ministry had initiated negotiations with India in this regard, after the World Bank had undertaken to finance feasibility study of the project.
(Posted on 22-01-2014)