Islamabad, March 26, 2013 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Mir Hazar Khan Khoso has taken notice of reports in the media about complaints made by people of Balochistan regarding frequent power outages. He has instructed the Secretary Ministry of Water and Power and Chairman WAPDA to visit Balochistan and take all necessary steps to mitigate their grievances.
These directions were given by the Prime Minister during a presentation made to him by Ministry of Water and Power on the present energy situation in the country at the Prime Minister’s Secretariat here today.
The Prime Minister was briefed about the entire power chain including generation and distribution as well as the steps taken by the Ministry to minimize load-shedding in the country.
A detailed briefing was made by the Ministry of Water and Power on the present generation, demand and recovery position.
The Prime Minister directed the WAPDA authorities that correct bills should be sent to consumers which will remove grievances of the common man on this score.
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