LAHORE: Governor Punjab Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar on Monday said that efforts were underway to provide electricity to universities through solar energy in the province.
He stated this while addressing the inaugural ceremony of a Solar Wall at University of Engineering and Technology in Lahore on Monday.
Chaudhry Sarwar said that the government had also fixed a target to ensure provision of clean drinking water at the universities.
The governor stressed the need for evolving a water policy to tackle the looming water threats in the country.
On this occasion, he also admitted that the masses were angry with the government for failure to deal with inflation. He said controlling inflation was the biggest problem for the government. However, he said, the government would not rest until it tackled inflation.
According to the Federal Bureau of Statistics, inflation in the country has reached a three-month high.
Inflation rose to 11.28 percent in the first week of October. Onions have gone up by Rs 8 to Rs 75 per kg, tomatoes by Rs 128 per kg and eggs by Rs 160 per dozen.