Karachi (Urdu:کراچی / ALA-LC: Karācī IPA:[kəˈrɑːˌtʃi]) is the largest city of Pakistan and the capital of the province of Sindh as well as one of the largest and most populous metropolitan cities in the world. It is also the main seaport and financial center of the country. Karachi metro has an estimated population of over 23.5million people as of 2013, and area of approximately 3,527km2 (1,362sqmi), resulting in a density of more than 6,000 people per square kilometre (15,500 per square mile).
Karachi is also ranked as a beta world city. It was the capital of Pakistan until Islamabad was constructed as a capital to spread development evenly across the country and to prevent it from being concentrated in Karachi. Karachi is the location of the Port of Karachi and Port Bin Qasim, two of the region's largest and busiest ports. After the independence of Pakistan, the city population increased dramatically when hundreds of thousands of MuslimMuhajirs from India and from other parts of South Asia came to settle in Karachi.
He also said the Sindh government had lately extended financial assistance to 21 NGOs in the province ...Power, gas issues. Sindh EnergyMinisterImtiaz Ahmed Shaikh said people in Karachi can no longer afford to pay their electricity bills due to a massive hike in the power tariff during the present government’s rule ... .
The export industry has held out an assurance to the Ministry of Energy to buy RLNG at $9 per mmBtu for captive power plants and $6.5 per mmBtu for their boilers, Pakistan Apparel Forum chairman Jawed Bilwani told Dawn on telephone from Karachi... However, the energy ministry has not issued any official statement on the agreement so far.
KARACHI. Renowned businessman and Chairman of BusinessMemonGroupZubair Motiwala expressed dissatisfaction over gas supply to industries of Karachi. During a discussion in Geo’s programme ‘Naya Pakistan,’ Motiwala said that there is no gas in the port city and no gas pressure in Karachi.
The Foreign Office on Saturday rejected Indian claims about the seizure of a potentially radioactive consignment on board a vessel that originated from Karachi, and clarified it contained empty containers that had previously been used for shipping fuel for K-2 and K-3Nuclear Power Plants (NPPs).
ISLAMABAD ... The hearing was conducted by accountability judge Asghar Ali ... Shah claimed the end of the incumbent government is near as the “winds blowing in Islamabad can also be felt in Karachi.”. Shah is facing charges of misusing the power in the disbursement of funds for energy-related projects in Sindh, according to the reference filed by NAB ... ....
ACCORDING to the GlobalClimate RiskIndex 2020, Pakistan is the fifth most vulnerable country ... A top oil exporter has recently pledged to reach net zero by 2060 ... Such states alone would not succeed in bringing about any considerable change even if they rapidly shift to renewable energy ... For instance, Karachi suffers regardless of the season ... .
AdministratorKarachi Barrister Murtaza Wahab on Monday said that the biggest problem of the city for many years would soon be resolved as the metropolitan was planning to generate electricity from garbage ... "The waste energy generating system for the landfill site is a gift from the PPP government for the citizens of Karachi", he remarked.
KARACHI, (UrduPoint ... Haleem Adil Sheikh, while speaking to media persons during visit of Furniture and LivingExpo here at Expo CentreKarachi on Saturday, said that to streamline the energy sector PTI government has started from the scratch and devising long term plans for future.
KARACHI, (UrduPoint / PakistanPointNews - 12th Nov, 2021 ) .SindhEnergyMinisterImtiaz Ahmed Sheikh has said that the Sindh government is giving priority to solar and wind power generation projects so that we could play role in pollution-free energy and improving the world's environment.
The strategically important projects include ML-1 (Karachi-Peshawar railway line) and six energy projects including Gwadar, Karrot, Kohala and Azad Pattan, Thar Block-VI and Thal-Nova power projects besides Quaid-i-Azam Solar power project, Dawn reported.