Govt taking measures to reduce electricity rates, says Umar Ayub

10:33 AM | 8 Feb, 2020
Govt taking measures to reduce electricity rates, says Umar Ayub
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ISLAMABAD - Minister for Energy Umar Ayub Khan said that the government is taking measures to decrease electricity rates for consumers by launching renewal energy projects.

Talking to a private news channel, the minister said that he renewal energy projects would be launched countrywide to bring the energy rates down.

He said a new energy policy would be formulated to balance the system in the electricity sector.

Expressing satisfaction over the performance of the energy department, he said that after controlling electricity theft in the country, the government has recovered 112 billion rupees.