Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi today chaired a meeting on power and energy at Prime Minister’s office.The meeting was attended by Sardar Awais Ahmed Khan Leghari, Minister for Power, Jam Kamal Khan, MOS for Petroleum, secretaries of the concerned divisions, MD SNGPL, CEO Oil Companies Advisory Council, CEO Attock Refinery Limited and senior officials.
The Prime Minister was briefed about current power demand and supply situation in the country.
It was reiterated during the meeting that sufficient power and generation capacity was available in the system to meet current as well as projected demand for the coming months. The Prime Minister was informed that power outage in some parts of the country during the last three was not due to any shortage of power but due to technical issues in the distribution system.
The Prime Minister directed for greater coordination among the officials of concerned departments so as to overcome issues related to power distribution.
The Prime Minister further directed all DISCOs to maintain and upgrade their distribution networks so that increase in production capacity in the sector is translated into uninterrupted power supply and convenience of the public.PREVIOUS NEXT