High-level panel to address complaints of power consumers
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Amid countrywide protests against inflated electricity bills, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has constituted a high-level committee to address complaints of the power consumers, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
Chairing a meeting in Islamabad on Friday, the prime minister directed to implement the relief announced for the consumers using up to 200 units in 24 hours. He said the electricity bills be reduced as per the announced relief in the given timeframe.
Shehbaz Sharif directed the staff of DISCOs to work round the clock for correction of the bills. He said holidays of the staff be cancelled for immediate completion of this work and the report of this be presented to him.
He said banks should also be directed to remain open in the coming days for payment of the bills.
The meeting was informed that implementation of the relief announced by the prime minister for the power consumers is being ensured. He said correction of the bills of 16.6 million consumers is being done as per the relief given in the fuel price adjustment.