Energy minister appreciates performance of FESCO

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APP63-10 FAISALABAD: October 10 - Federal Minister for Energy Umer Ayub addressing during meeting with FESCO officers at FESCO Headquarters. APP photo by Muhammad Azam

FAISALABAD, Oct 10 (APP)::Federal Minister for Energy Umar Ayub Khan on Wednesday appreciated the FESCO performance and said other distribution companies (DISCOs) should follow it.
The minister, while addressing a meeting during his visit to the Faisalabad Electric Supply
Company (Fesco) Headquarters, said that he believed in merit, accountability, transparency and complete elimination of corruption.
He also appreciated the best performance of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) FESCO Mujahid Islam Billah and directed him to maintain the performance in future.
On this occasion, Federal Secretary for Energy Irfan Ali said the Chief Minister Task Force had been constituted for the elimination of power pilferage from Punjab and there would be full support of the law enforcement agencies against pilferers. He added that strict action would be taken against officials involved in corruption.
Earlier, CEO FESCO Mujahid Islam Billah briefed the federal minister about the performance of the company, saying that the company’s best performance was the result of team efforts of Board of Directors.
He said the company was utilizing all its resources for promotion of safety culture, elimination of power pilferage, improvement of system and addressing consumers complaints on priority basis.
Chief Executive Power Information Technology Imtiaz Ahmed, General Manager PEPCO Saqib Jamal, FESCO GMs, Chief Engineers and other officers were also present.
Later, Federal Minister Energy Umar Ayub Khan and Secretary Irfan Ali planted a tree and prayed for progress and prosperity of the country.