ISLAMABAD (APP) - Federal Minister for Water and Power Raja Pervez Ashraf said on Tuesday that additional 1000 MW would be added in national grid next month, which would help in easing power crisis in the country. The minister said the government had decided to supply electricity to industrial and agriculture sector on priority basis and practical and comprehensive steps were being taken in this connection. He said a comprehensive power saving plan was being chalk out, adding provincial minister of all four provinces would be requested to go with similar plans in their respective province. Raja Pervez Ashraf said the plan would be presented on return of PM from foreign visit and recommendations of three-member ministerial committee would also be presented to the Prime Minister. Talking to media persons after chairing a meeting on Alternative Energy Sources here on Tuesday, the minister said it was decided in the core committee meeting of PPP that half of lighting of Prime Minister House and President House would remain switched off and similar power saving schemes would be introduced in official buildings. Replying to a question, he said that misunderstanding was being created regarding import of 1000 MW of electricity from Iran, adding the government was working on this front and the feasibility report would be presented by this month. He said NESPAK and an Iranian company was working on it, adding Iranian bank would fund the project. However, he said the project would be implemented in five years as it would need laying of 500 Kilometer transmission lines. The minister said the government was well aware of problems of people and only solution is construction of new power plants. He said the government embarked on short and long term plans to overcome power shortage. Regarding projects of alternative energy resources, the minister said 25 thousands tube wells and 1500 water geysers would be converted on solar energy, adding electricity and gas appliance in offices would also be converted to solar energy. The minister said that new solar energy projects would be announced with in few days with support of the World Bank. Earlier, a country representative of the World Bank briefed the minister about solar energy projects.