The 35th Board Meeting of the Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB) was held at AEDB, Islamabad on 12th October, 2015, under the chairmanship of Khawaja Muhammad Asif, Federal Minister for Water & Power. The Board was briefed about the current status of renewable energy projects and the initiatives taken by AEDB for development of RE sector.
The Board discussed matters relating to renewable energy projects as well as organizational matters of AEDB. Among the major decisions taken during the meeting, the Board approved signing of certain project documents with project developers. Emphasizing on the need to promote use of LED along with solar technology, the Board agreed to recommend waiver of taxes / duties on import of LED lights into Pakistan. The Board showed satisfaction on the overall progress of AEDB.