Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif chaired a meeting to review the progress on Pakistan – China Joint Commission energy projects including early harvest projects here at PM House Islamabad today. The meeting was attended by Khawaja Muhammad Asif Minister for Water & Power, Mr. Muhammad Ishaq Dar Minister for Finance, Mr. Ahsan Iqbal Minister for Planning, Khawaja Saad Rafique Minister for Railways, Mr. Shahbaz Sharif Chief Minister Punjab, Mr. Tariq Fatemi Special Assistant to PM, Dr. Musadik Malik Special Assistant to PM and senior officers.
Prime Minister directed to expedite the up-gradation of country’s electricity transmission and distribution system so that additional power generated from ongoing and new projects is smoothly distributed and line losses are controlled.
“No laxity would be tolerated on the part of project teams working on up-gradation of power transmission and distribution system. We aim at providing affordable electricity to the masses”, said the Prime Minister. Prime Minister further said that he will personally monitor progress of energy projects so as to ensure that timelines are met.
Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif further said that “We are focused on resolving problems of the country and we are on right track and by the grace of Almighty we will be able to solve issues confronting Pakistan. “Those involved in negative politics want to create problems for Pakistan rather than solving them”, Prime Minister added.