Omer Ayub Khan—the federal water and power minister on Monday said that the Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) would be importing electricity from Tajikistan for meeting with the electricity demands in the nation.
For overcoming the electricity shortfall, electricity would be imported from Tajikistan and would also be improving their production as informed by the power minister while he was addressing a public gathering at a neighbouring village of Haripur.
He also said that they are working hard to stop the theft of electricity and would soon be installing meters in all the 860,000 transformers throughout the nation for identifying the electricity pilferage.
While talking regarding the completion of the Khanpur Road, Omer Ayub Khan said that he has discussed the matter with the National Highways Authority (NHA) chairman and the road from Chichian to Panyan and Julian to Jandal which include small bridges and railway crossing would soon be built.
The minister said that all the basic needs of life would be given to the people of Haripur while the Sui gas facility would also be made available at all the streets and villages.
While accepting the public demands, the power minister said that the problem of low voltage and unscheduled load-shedding would be solved via the provision of new feeders, new transformers and the building of grid stations.
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