Naveed directs discos to cut power supply on non-payment.
ISLAMABAD, March 30, 2012 (Frontier Star): Federal Minister for
Water and Power Syed Naveed Qamar has directed power supplying companies
to disconnect power connection without any discrimination, both in the
public and private sectors, in case of non-payment of bills and take
strict measures for recovery of dues. He stated this while presiding
over a meeting of the Discos held here on Thursday to review their
performance and recovery. Acting Secretary, MD NTDC and CEOs of all the
Discos attended, said a press release. While taking serious notice of
un-metered power supply to some of the provincial and municipal
government offices in Sindh, he asked the CEOs of Hyderabad Electric
Supply Company and Sukkur Electric Supply Company to install meters
there, otherwise disconnect the power supply.
(THROUGH ASIA PULSE)