Energy Committee Of The Cabinet To Meet On 27th March On The Direction Of The Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani To Decide Strategy To Overcome Electricity Shortage

Islamabad: Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani is personally monitoring the issue of shortage of electricity in the country from Korea where he is presently attending the Nuclear Summit. He directed that remedial measures may be taken on most urgent basis to lessen the sufferings of the people and reduce the gap in the supply and demand of electricity.

As a result of Prime Minister’s directions, which he issued from Seoul yesterday, 1200 MW have been added in the national grid by 27th March which has helped to reduce the electricity load shedding in the country.

The Prime Minister has further directed the concerned Ministries to convene an urgent meeting of the Energy Committee of the Cabinet in Islamabad on Thursday the 29th March, 2012 to consider and decide strategy to overcome electricity shortage and to provide relief to the people from unscheduled load shedding.

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