DISCOs recovers Rs 52 bln in last year : Senate told

ISLAMABAD, Apr 18 (APP): Federal Minister for Water and Power
Khawaja Asif on Monday informed that all power distribution companies
(DISCOs) recovered additional Rs 52 billion during the last year.

Speaking on the resolution moved by Senator Tahir Hussian  Mashhadi that government should take steps to discontinue the facility of provision of free of charge electricity to the employees of WAPDA, he said  that recovery was 5 percent of total losses in last year.

He said that things were getting better and now zero load-shedding
was being observed in industrial sector, adding it would be completely
overpowered in 2018.