Electricity supply system to be improved in KPK, FATA: Governor

PESHAWAR, Pakistan: The Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Engineer Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has said that in order to improve electricity system in the province and Federally Administrated Tribal Areas (FATA) not only new grid stations are being constructed but transmission lines are also in process of up-gradation.


While addressing a function at Hayatabad after inaugurating 132 KV Double Circuit Transmission Line on Monday, the governor said that said that the Country faced crises-like situation in power sector; however, with the personal interest and efforts of Prime Minster Muhammad Nawaz Sharif cogent and mammoth measures were taken towards this end the situation was heading towards normality.

Iqbal Jhagra said that power projects have been started at Indus, Swat and Kunhar river systems and stressed upon proper utilization of available water resources for energy generating purposes.

The KPK governor said that likewise in the province there was also need to streamline the power supply system in FATA areas and reiterated that shortage of funds would not be allowed to hamper these projects.

Jhagra said that with inauguration of today’s 132 KV Double Circuit Transmission Line, a third major source of power supply would be available to Peshawar and the electricity system would further be regulated.

The Chairman Board of Directors PESCO Malik Asad, Chief Executive PESCO Anwar ul Haq, officers of TESCO, PESCO and area elites were also present on the occasion.

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