PM briefed on power breakdown

January 26, 2015

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif chaired a meeting to review matters related to power situation at the PM’s House here today.


Federal Ministers for Finance, Mr. Ishaq Dar and Water and Power, Khawaja Muhammad Asif attended the meeting.


Federal Minister for Water and Power briefed the Prime Minister on the factors that caused the massive breakdown and updated him on the current power supply situation in the country.


He said the situation is gradually improving and soon the system would be brought back to normal.


The Prime Minister also directed the Ministry of Water and Power to present a report on the technical side of the breakdown within 48 hours. He directed to put in place a comprehensive system that prevents such happenings in future.


The Prime Minister also directed the law enforcement agencies to ensure security of high transmission lines.