Cabinet Committee on Energy agrees on amendments related to power tariff

APP55-12 ISLAMABAD: December 12 - Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi chairs meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy at PM Office. APP

ISLAMABAD, Dec 12 (APP):The Cabinet Committee on Energy Tuesday decided to introduce suitable amendments in the existing policy
framework to address various issues relating to power tariff.

The meeting, chaired by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi here at the PM Office, reviewed various
power sector development projects, being set up to diversify existing energy mix of the country including
wind, solar and hydel power projects.

The meeting discussed threadbare various policies including power co-generation by sugar industry and
the renewable energy policy 2006.
Minister for Power Sardar Ahmed Khan Leghari , Minister of State for Petroleum Jam Kamal Khan,
Secretaries of concerned divisions, MD PSO and senior officials attended the meeting, a statement
from the PM Office said.

The Minister for Power would brief the press on Wednesday about the policy decisions agreed upon.