Federal, KP Govts Agree To Jointly Work To Overcome Power Losses

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Federal, KP govts agree to jointly work to overcome power losses

Chief Minister Ali Amin Gandapur assures that the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government will play its role in unison with the Federal Government to reduce electricity losses.

ISLAMABAD: (UrduPoint/Pakistan Point News-May 27th, 2024) Federal and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governments on Monday agreed to jointly work to overcome power losses and recover areas.

This was announced by Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Ali Amin Gandapur, Interior Minister Mohsin Naqvi, and Energy Minister Sardar Awais Ahmad Khan Leghari at a joint news conference in Islamabad on Monday.

Speaking on the occasion, Ali Amin Gandapur assured that the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government would play its role in unison with the Federal Government to reduce electricity losses. He said a drive with the cooperation of the public representatives and the community members would be launched to create awareness in this regard.

The Chief Minister said it was also agreed to provide immediate relief to the people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa till the strategy to overcome losses starts yielding dividends. He said the provincial government would also go for solarization in different parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa so that electricity losses can be controlled.

Ali Amin Gandapur further said that we have conceived a strategy to make Khyber Pakhtunkhwa a load-shedding-free province. He also thanked the Federal Government for its support and cooperation.

Sardar Awais Ahmad Khan Leghari said we have shared issues and problems with each other. He said the model being evolved for the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to overcome losses and electrify theft as well as to recover arrears would be replicated in other provinces as well.

Both Sardar Awais Ahmad Khan Leghari and Mohsin Naqvi also thanked Ali Amin Gandapur for his cooperation in reaching out to an amicable solution.

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