QUETTA  - Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Aslam Raisani has emphasised the need to execute wind power projects on small rivers with immediate effect to resolve electricity shortage crisis.In a statement issued on Tuesday, he said “Balochistan used to receive 08 million acres rain annually and with execution of wind power projects on Hangol, Zhob and Bolan Rivers in Balochistan and on others in the country will help in getting rid of power loadshedding issue.”He said that presently Balochistan had been receiving only 700MW electricity against its requirement of 1400MW, adding the rural areas of the province had been facing 14 hours daily loadshedding. He also underlined the need to take suggestion of launching solar energy projects seriously. He said work was under way to complete feasibility report for establishing of thermal power generator plants on natural gaswells in Jhal Magsi, Barkhan, Sorainj and Qamar Din Karez areas in Balochistan, adding thermal power generation project could also be executed in Nokundi area of the province.He was of the opinion that proposed project of provision of 1000MW electricity from Iran to Pakistan through Balochistan and another proposed project of Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline could cater energy requirement of the country.He said that mega projects of electricity transmission lines of Dadu-Khuzdar and DG Khan-Loralai would be completed soon adding that execution of Chashma-Zhob transmission line could boost economy of Balochistan. He added that bright future of Pakistan is linked with development of Balochistan.