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Khawaja Asif assures Pervez Khattak to resolve electricity issues

electric supply issues in khyber pakhtunkhawa

Federal Minister for Water and Power, Khawaja Asif, met with Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pervez Khattak, in Peshawar to discuss the electricity load shedding issues on Wednesday July 16, 2014. Khawaja Asif assured Pervez Khattak to resolve the electricity problems in three phases.  Pervez Khattak had threatened to shut down the electric supply to Punjab […]

Pervez Khattak threatens to shut down electric supply to Punjab


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has threatened on Wednesday July 16, 2014 to shut down the electricity supply to Punjab if his province did not get its right to receive 2000MW electric supply while leading a protest rally against excessive load shedding in the province. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister said that uncontrolled electricity supply […]

Uninterrupted power supply gov’t top priority: minister

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  Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Asif said provision of cheap and uninterrupted electricity to the consumers is the top priority of the government. Chairing a meeting in Islamabad on Monday‚ he said the energy crisis has adversely affected the economy and now all out efforts are being made to bridge the demand and […]

PM says Pakistan, India must divert resources to people’s welfare

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said late Monday that Pakistan and India will have to join their heads together so that they can address common issues like poverty and ignorance.   Addressing the nation over Radio and Television networks he said history bears testimony to the fact that progress and development of a nation is deeply linked […]

PPP asks judges to respect their limits

Senator Farhatullah Babar of the PPP took strong exception to the remarks of a SC judge made during hearing in a suo moto case yesterday that the BISP had made the people beggars and that the funds should have been allocated to WAPDA and asked judges to respect their limits reiterating also that a Constitution […]

Committee to review energy situation

A three members committee comprising Federal Ministers for Petroleum, Water and Power and Advisor on Finance has been constituted to review the energy situation and give its recommendations with a view to improve the power situation in the country.   This decision was taken by Prime Minister Justice (R) Mir Hazar Khan Khoso while chairing […]

Militants kill five kidnapped security men near Peshawar

Suspected militants Tuesday shot dead five security personnel hours after they attacked a power supply station near Peshawar, police said.   The police found the bullet-riddled bodies in a field after they were informed by the residents.   The security men were kidnapped after the militants fired rockets on the grid station in Budh Berh […]

PM asks Finance Ministry to check ‘hundi’ system

Prime Minister Mir Hazar Khan Khoso on Tuesday directed the Ministry of Finance to streamline the banking system which will help in checking Hundi and increasing remittances from the Pakistani diaspora.   He issued the directives while receiving a comprehensive briefing on the state of Pakistan’s economy at the Prime Minister’s Secretariat.   It was […]

US Ambassador inaugurates Tarbela power house project

The U.S. Ambassador Richard Olson Tuesday inaugurated phase-1 of the power house project in Tarbela, the project would produce 128 megawatts electricity   U.S. Ambassador Richard Olson joined WAPDA Chairman Syed Raghib Abbas Shah to recognize the completion of the U.S. – funded Tarbela Dam restoration project.  The restoration of three generators at Tarbela adds […]

President Zardari hints local body elections before general polls

In what appeared to be a surprised movement, President Asif Ali Zardari has said that local body elections would be held before general polls. The president told his party leadership while presiding over a meeting of Pakistan People’s Party’s (PPP) core committee in Bilawal House Karachi. He also issued directives to hold municipal elections before […]

Govt. plans to lessen loadshedding; releases 10bn to Water, Power Ministry

Islamabad: (Friday, August 03, 2012) responding to the hues and cries of the public that has resorted to violent demonstration across Pakistan, the government has decided to release Rs 10 billion to the Ministry of Water and Power for making payments against due to Pakistan State Oil (PSO) and independent power producers (IPPs). According to […]

PM Raja Pervez Ashraf chairs first cabinet meeting

PM Raja Pervez Ashraf chairs first cabinet meeting The newly elected Prime Minister of the country Raja Pervez Ashraf has asked both the Ministry of Water as well as Power to collect all outstanding dues related to Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA). According to the instructions of the Prime Minister, these dues are to […]


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