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The Sitting of the National Assembly has been adjourned to meet again on Monday, the 21st January, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.

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NA Standing Committee on Energy meets
Tuesday, 9th January, 2018

Islamabad; January 9, 2018: Standing Committee on Energy met under the Convenership of Mian Tariq Mehmood, MNA in Islamabad, this afternoon.

The Committee expressed its satisfaction on the implementation status of the recommendations of the Committee regarding Power Division, M/o Energy made in its previous meetings. The Committee directed the power distribution companies to complete the ongoing electrification schemes being carried out under the PM’s sustainable development goals schemes within the stipulated timelines.

The Committee asked the Power Division to ensure supply of required material to all the power distribution companies, in this regard. The committee appreciated the mechanism devised by the companies for redressal of overbilling complaints of the domestic consumers. The Committee also asked the Power Division to devise a policy regarding shifting of high tension power lines from the residential areas throughout the country.

The Committee deferred the agenda regarding Petroleum Division for its next meeting. The meeting was attended by Mr. Abid Sher Ali, Minister of State (Petroleum Division) MNAs; Syed Muhammad Saqlain Shah Bukhari, Rana Muhammad Ishaq Khan, Mr. Rasheed Ahmad Khan, Mr. Ghulam Rabbani Khar, Mr. Imran Khattak, Mr. Abdul Waseem,  Mr. Sajid Ahmed, Mr.  Akram Khan Durrani, Secretaries, Power Division and Petroleum Division and Senior Officers of the concerned departments.