PM orders against unscheduled load-shedding during Ramazan
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has directed Ministry of Water and Power to ensure there is no unscheduled load shedding in any part of the country during the holy month of Ramazan.
He was chairing a meeting of Cabinet Committee on Energy in Islamabad to review power supply situation in the country.
The Prime Minister directed to ensure uninterrupted power supply all over Pakistan during Sehar and Iftar. The Prime Minister directed for the calculation of accurate figures for estimated power demand and expected supply from existing as well as under implementation plants over the next 12 to 36 months.
He also directed for re-verification of the amounts of circular debt from 3rd party auditors. Nawaz Sharif said provincial representatives be included in decision making on important issues related to the power sector.
Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Asif informed the meeting that steps are being taken to end unscheduled load-shedding in different parts of the country.