Published On: Sat, Sep 14th, 2019
Published in Category: Islamabad

Corruption at its peak in PPP-led Sindh: Omar Ayub

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ISLAMABAD: Minister for Power Omar Ayub Khan on Friday has said that corruption is at its peak in Pakistan Peoples Party-led Sindh province.

Speaking in National Assembly (NA), the minister blamed K-Electric for the deaths of people who lost their lives due to electrocution. He also announced to launch investigation into the matter.

Minister for Power Omar Ayub Khan also told the house that no load-shedding is being carried out on eighty percent feeders across the country. He said that an addition of 3,364 megawatts of power has been made in the national grid during the tenure of present government.

The minister said the government is giving priority to the Thar coal and renewable energy to produce electricity.

Meanwhile, Minister for Communications Murad Saeed told the house that National Highway Authority intends to dualize 790 kilometer long Chaman-Quetta-Karachi road.

He further reaffirmed government’s commitment to the construction of western route of China Pakistan Economic Corridor project.