Awami League (AL) President Sheikh Hasina has pledged to ensuring gas supply in the northern and western regions of the country and increasing significantly the supply of gas and Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG).
“Gas supply will be ensured in the northern and western regions of the country, and the supply of gas and LPG will be significantly increased,” she said yesterday while declaring the AL’s election manifesto in a city hotel yesterday ahead of the next general elections slated for January 7.
She pledged to produce 10,000 megawatts (MW) of electricity from clean energy.
The process of modernizing the grid to transmit electricity generated by renewable and nuclear power plants has started, the AL President added.
In the last three terms, groundbreaking and revolutionary developments have been made in the country’s power sector, she said.
Sheikh Hasina said uninterrupted and quality power and energy supply are assured, and long-term plans have been adopted to increase power generation capacity to 40,000 MW by 2030 and 60,000 MW by 2041.