Islamabad, November 01, 2012 (PPI-OT): A meeting of the National Assembly Standing Committee on Water and Power was held on 01-11-2012, under the Chairmanship of Syed Ghulam Mustafa Shah, MNA. It was attended by MNA’s Mr. Muhammad Ijaz Virk Advocate, Mr. Abdul Ghani Talpur, Mr. Muhammad Ijaz Virk Advocate, Nawab Muhammad Yusuf Talpur, Ch. Abid Sher Ali, Mr. Bilal Yasin, Pir Muhammad Aslam Bodla, Mr. Salahuddin, Syed Tayyab Hussain and other officers from the Ministry of Water and Power.
On the agenda item-i. The Ministry of Water and Power was told that the answers given by them in reply to the questions raised by the Member Nawab Muhammad Yousaf Talpur in a previous meeting, are not adequate and satisfactory.
On the agenda item-ii. The Committee told the Ministry that the energy crisis is getting severe day by day specially for the poor people. Steps are to be taken to rectify the problems specially theft and line loses and that the Federal Government must resolve the issue of non-payment of dues to HESCO by the Government of Sindh. The committee also asked the Ministry to review the policy of not giving relief to the poor people who want to pay their bills in instalments
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