KARACHI – The Centre for Peace, Security and Developmental Studies (CPSD), a nonprofit public policy organization based in Karachi will be organizing a national seminar on December 3rd at Movenpick Hotel Karachi. The main theme of the seminar will be-‘Energy Security Policy: Thinking beyond the Norm’. The senior Federal/ Provincial government official and Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Zubair Mahmood Hayat NI(M) will grace the inaugural and closing sessions respectively as chief guests. Various experts from the energy sector and government officials will deliberate on different dimensions of the energy security policy.
The ongoing energy crisis and the advent of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) have unfolded multifaceted challenges and options for Pakistan’s sustainable economic progress. Moreover, non-traditional energy sources also offer alternative options to support socio-economic development in Pakistan. Keeping in view the current status of Pakistan’s energy sector, the seminar aims to discuss various aspects of the energy sector that contribute to energy shortages and highlight viable solutions to ensure energy security. Prominent dignitaries from the energy sector, the business community, diplomatic corps, government, academia, and think-tanks will attend the seminar.