Published On: Tue, Jul 27th, 2021
Published in Category: Peshawar

KP CM to address issue of load-shedding and low voltage issue in certain parts of province

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Peshawar: Chief Minister Mahmood Khan on Monday chaired a high-level meeting to discuss the issues of load-shedding and low voltage in certain areas of the province. The meeting made a threadbare discussion on various matters to resolve the issues of low voltage and load-shedding of electricity of the province.

PESCO chief Engr. Muhammad Jabbar Khan and other relevant officials attended the meeting. The forum was given a detailed briefing about the progress so far made on the ongoing developmental projects aimed at improving power infrastructure across the province.

Addressing the participants, the chief minister said that three new grid stations in the provincial metropolitan Peshawar have been completed which would be functionalized very soon.

He said that all the matters of PESCO related to provincial government would also be settled down on priority basis and added that these matters related to federal government would soon be taken up with the Prime Minister Imran Khan who has already promised to allocate funds for the improvement of power infrastructure in the province so that the issues of load-shedding and low voltage could be resolved once for all.

He directed the quarters concerned to ensure timely completion of all ongoing developmental projects for improving electricity infrastructure in the province.

He warned the PESCO authorities that no delay would be allowed in the completion of ongoing projects directing that the PESCO would have to take practical steps within the available resources to give maximum relief to the general public.