Published On: Thu, Dec 19th, 2013
Published in Category: Islamabad

Abid Sher orders IESCO to place commercial meters at offices in residential areas

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ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Water and Power Ch. Abid Sher Ali has directed the ISECO to install commercial meter at offices, beauty parlours, restaurants, schools, hostels established in residential areas of Islamabad within 15 days.

He said this while chairing the meeting of IESCO (Islamabad Electricity Supply Company) officials on Wednesday.

The Minister ordered to take strict action against the owners of the offices after passing of said period. Abid Sher Ali directed the Chief Executive, IESCO to issue final notice to all government offices to pay their bills and liabilities till 26th December.

After 26th December, the connection of all offices and buildings whose liabilities would not be cleared would be disconnected.

Minister of state Water & Power said that all EXEN would establish open court for public hearing.

Earlier, in a meeting with a delegation of investors of Czech Republic, he said that Pakistan has great potential in hydel, solar and coal energy. In this regard lot of projects on the runs of river and small dams are in progress.

He said that Pakistan provide safety to investments of all those investors who are keen to invest in Pakistan.

The visitors of Czech Republic expressed deep satisfaction over security and friendly policies for investors by Pakistan government.
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