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    100 Feeders in KPK to be made theft free, load management free by end of December..Omar Ayub

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    PESHAWAR: Federal Minister for Power and Petroleum, Mr. Omar Ayub Khan has said that another 100 electricity feeders in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province shall be cleared from theft by the end of December 2019 and extensive campaign on these feeders is in full swing. The Federal Minister was talking to Chief Minister KPK, Mr. Mehmood Khan who along with Provincial Finance Minister Mr. Taimur Saleem Jhangra and Provincial Advisor on Energy Mr. Himayatullah Khan met him here today. During the meeting Mr.Jahangir Khan Tareen, Federal Secretaries Power and Petroleum Divisions and other officials were also present. The Federal Minister informed CM KPK that on clearance of these 100 feeders load management shall also come to zero. Electricity, oil and gas related matter pertaining to the province of KPK, were discussed in detail during the meeting. Mr. Omar Ayub Khan assured Chief Minister KPK that for development of industries and other businesses in the provinces both Power and Petroleum Division will extend their all out support. He said that already major projects by the both the Divisions are in pipeline. Talking about the provision of uninterrupted electricity, the Federal Minister said that sufficient amount of power exists at the National Grid and the Power Division is taking effective steps in order to remove hurdles in provision of electricity to maximum areas. He also apprised the CM KPK about the anti-theft campaign. He extended gratitude to the CM and entire KP Government for their support in the operation against electricity thieves. The Chief Minister KPK thanked Federal Minister for their active support in development of industries and other business in the Province. He also assured the Power Minister of all out support against power thieves. He said that the Provincial Government has been extending full support in this regard.


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