Prime Minister Imran Khan takes serious notice
ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed his serious concern over power theft in the country and swelling circular debt. Chairing a briefing in Islamabad today (Wednesday) to review the issues relating to the power sector, he observed that bad governance, corruption and flawed policies worsened the situation. The Prime Minister said that a task force is being constituted to work out a comprehensive strategy for addressing sectorial issues with special focus on improved governance, tariff rationalization and plugging various loopholes in power generation, transmission and the distribution system. The Prime Minister said he would spearhead a comprehensive public awareness campaign to sensitize public and to garner their support for checking electricity theft and ensuring better management of the power sector. Secretary Power Division Rizwan Memon briefed the Prime Minister about the issue of line losses and the circular debt which has touched 1.18 trillion rupees.