NA: (382 transformers replaced in three districts in KPK: NA informed)


ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali told the National Assembly on Tuesday that 382 transformers have been replaced in Charsadda, Mardan and Lakki Marwat districts in KPK for smooth supply of electricity.

The National Assembly resumed its session here on Tuesday with Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq in the chair. The House is transacting private members’ business.

He was replying to a calling attention notice moved by Maulana Mohammad Gohar Shah and others regarding non-replacement of the out of order and overloaded transformers in these districts. He said faulty transformer is replaced within 24 hours.

However, it will take four to five days for replacement of transformer in high losses areas.