Lahore (Staff Reporter) – Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has said the government will add 10,000MW of electricity in the national grid till 2018.

Addressing a ceremony in connection with Orange Line Metro Train project in on Monday, he said work is underway on power projects of twenty-four thousand MW.

The Minister described the Orange Line Metro Train project, Dar said under the leadership of PM Nawaz Sharif, the country is moving forward in the right direction. He said economic indicators have been changed from minus to plus as a result of steps taken by the government.

Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal said China-Pakistan Economic Corridor will usher in a new era of progress and prosperity for all the provinces of the country. He said energy projects being implemented under the CPEC, will help overcome shortage of energy in the country.