ISLAMABAD, May 31 (APP): Chairman, NA Standing Committee for
Finance, Qaiser Ahmed Sheikh has said that the incumbent
government is working on many power projects and load shedding will be overcomed before next elections.
Talking to Radio Pakistan, he said that Prime Minister has
taken notice of load shedding during saher and iftar.
He said that nearly, 10,000 MW would be added to national grid
in short period of time.
He said the industrial and agriculture sectors were
performing well which would have better impact overall economical condition of the country.
Parliamentary Secretary for Ministry of Inter-provincial
Coordination, Syed Saqlain Bukhari said that the speedy work
was going on over Sahival and Bhikki power plants.
He said there was a lot of stress on transmission and system
itself because of sudden change in weather and shortfall had
The Prime Minister had directed the companies not to do
unscheduled load shedding during the month of Ramazan, he added.
He said the government of Punjab had produced energy with
its own effort and the provincial governments should also help
federal government to overcome this challenge.
PML-N leader Mian Abdul Manan said that Prime Minister had
ordered WAPDA to consider the complaints of common people. In
September 2017, additional 5,000MW would be added to national grid,
he added.