ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Federal Minister for Power Engineer Khurram Dastgir Khan and the Minister of State Hashim Notezai had a briefing on the Power Sector at the Ministry in Islamabad on Thursday.
The Minister was briefed by the Secretary and Officials regarding Ministry’s wings, entities, ongoing projects, and financial challenges.
The Minister questioned the Officials in detail about the electricity demand and supply gap and solicited suggestions about eliminating load-shedding immediately.
Fed. Minister Power Engr. Khurram Dastgir Khan @kdastgirkhan & Minister of State Hashim Notezai had a briefing on power sector.Honourable minister directed officers to speed up efforts to overcome load shedding, ensure redressal of public complaints & affordabilty of electercity. pic.twitter.com/nhddE9ABaP
— Ministry of Energy (@MoWP15) April 28, 2022
Engineer Khurram Dastgir Khan said that he was acting vigorously upon Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif’s direction to curb load-shedding and to provide electricity to citizens as well as to industry to kindle economic growth.
The Minister issued directions to all distribution companies for timely redress of public complaints.
Khurram Dastgir emphasized enhancing the efficiency of government-owned power plants in order to reduce electricity price. He vowed more openness and transparency in working of the Ministry.