Rs7. 254 bln allocated for electricity installations' rehabilitation, reconstruction and village electrification.


ISLAMABAD -- Prime Minister Imran Khan and the PTI government has prioritized uplift of electricity infrastructure in the merged districts of former FATA and has allocated record Rs7. 254 billion for electricity installations' rehabilitation, reconstruction, new grids stations and village electrification. This was revealed during a meeting on matters relating to electricity in the merged district of former Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Power, Omar Ayub Khan. Pir Noor-ul-Haq Qadri, Federal Minister for Religious affairs was also present during meeting. The meeting was attended by Parliamentarians from these districts, officials from Tribal Areas Electric Supply Company, Peshawar Electric Supply Company, PEPCO and Power Division. During the meeting it was apprised that work has already been started on construction of new feeders in various parts of these Districts and contractors have been mobilized.

Work on new grid station and laying of new transmission lines has...

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