ECC takes vital decisions over power sector theft and shortages

ECC takes vital decisions over power sector theft and shortages
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ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) led by Finance Minister Asad Umar held its meeting in Islamabad today.

ECC has taken major decisions over the prevailing economic issues in the country.

ECC announced to conduct a major crackdown against electricity theft.

Significant decisions were taken in a meeting of the committee headed by Finance Minister Asad Umar earlier today.

In addition to the crackdown against electricity theft, the ECC also agreed to sever all illegal electricity connections within three months. A decision to install prepaid electric meters was also taken.

The committee also resolved to take immediate against power-sector defaulters including ministries and government departments.

Economy