President Mamnoon Hussain has directed National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) to improve electricity transmission lines infrastructure and formulate a comprehensive strategy for acquiring private sector cooperation in this regard.
The President said this in a meeting with a delegation of National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) headed by its Chairman Mr. Tariq Saddozai who called on him at Aiwan-e-Sadr on Friday.
On the occasion, Chairman NEPRA Mr. Tariq Saddozai gave a comprehensive briefing to President Mamnoon Hussain on entity’s performance and future projects. The President also asked various questions from NEPRA officials about the performance of the entity. The President directed to break the network of corrupt elements in the electricity generation and distribution sectors and bring them to book after acquiring solid evidence against them.
Lauding the step of adding electricity to the national grid from sugarcane, the President said that departments concerned should be appreciated in this regard. The President also directed that effective measures should be taken for providing maximum relief to the consumers.