ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – The Finance Minister Muhammad Ishaq Dar has reiterated government’s resolve to bridge the demand-supply gap of electricity and said ten thousand megawatts would be added to the national grid by December 2017.

He was chairing a meeting of Ministry of Finance and Water & Power to review the current energy sector profile of the country.

The meeting focused on funding from development partners including World Bank, JICA and ADB for energy sector and emphasized efforts to expedite work on Diamer Bhasha hydro power project.