Pakistan

KARACHI – Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (JCSC) Gen. Zubair Mahmood Hayat on Wednesday revealed that major gas reserves have been discovered along the Makran coast.

Speaking at a conference in Karachi, Gen. Zubair said Pakistan is blessed with minerals worth billions of rupees.

A recent oceanographic survey conducted in the coastal belt discovered huge gas reserves, he told the audience in a QA session.

He termed the youth an asset for country’s prosperous future. ‘Pakistan can achieve high growth progress through information technology and social media in e-commerce.’

Pakistan is sitting on ninth biggest shale gas reserves, he added.