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Special electricity cable to be laid in KP to overcome stealing: power minister

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Power Umar Ayub Khan on Saturday said special cable would be laid in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to overcome the stealing of electricity besides upgrading grid stations. Addressing a news conference in Peshawar, Umar Ayub Khan said the government was making all out efforts to control line losses and theft of electricity. "The losses have been reduced and two billion rupees have been saved during the last two months," he said. Read More: PM Imran hails performance of power ministry He said the losses of…

Imran Khan ‘clueless’ about solving water sector problems, says minister

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Power Awais Ahmad Khan Leghari has said Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz government has signed agreements for generation of 28,000 megawatt in next five years in addition to the 10,000 megawatt already fed into the national grid since 2013. Addressing a press conference, he said Imran Khan knew nothing about water policy, circular debt and its reasons and how to solve power sector problems. The PTI chief was unaware about the electricity transmission and distribution issues, he added. He said…