PM Shehbaz Sharif seeks urgent report on inflated electricity bills

PM Shehbaz Sharif seeks urgent report on inflated electricity bills

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Monday took strict notice of public complaints on inflated electricity bills and directed authorities to submit an urgent report and recommendations over the matter.

Chairing a meeting in Islamabad, the premier instructed officials concerned to submit a detailed report with recommendations regarding public complaints on electricity bills on priority basis.

“Khadim-e-Pakistan is answerable to his people for resolution of their grievances. I am committed to speaking truth to my people,” he said.

Federal Minister for Power Khurram Dastgir, Special Assistant to PM Ahad Cheema and relevant senior officers attended the meeting.

Earlier this month, the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) on Thursday increased the power tariff for K-Electric consumers by Rs11.10 per unit.

The approval was given in terms of fuel adjustment charges for June 2022 and the increase will not be applicable for lifeline consumers.

The recent hike will be charged in the bills for August and September 2022, read the notification.




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