District: (Govt making all out efforts to bring betterment in demand and supply system of electricity: Asif)


SIALKOT: Federal Minister for Defence and Water and Power Khawaja Mohammad Asif has said the government was making all out efforts to bring betterment in demand and supply system of electricity to ensure the minimum load shedding of electricity during the Holy month of Ramzan.

He said every passing day was taking Pakistan towards the goal of end of the energy crisis, adding that energy crisis would be ended within the next two years. He stated this while talking to the party workers here at Sialkot on Sunday.

He urged the people to give up the unnecessary use of electricity and not to use the air conditioners (ACs) during the timings of the prayers. However, they should use ACs during the Traaveeh Prayers. He said that this direly needed step would help to save 4000 to 5000 megawatts electricity.

He said PML-N government’s positive and effective economic policies were bearing good fruits due to which the national economy was growing successfully, besides, moving towards the goal of national economic stability in the country.

Local MPAs Ch. Mohammad Ikram, Ch. Tariq Akhtar Subhani, Mansha Ullah Butt, Ch. Arshad Javaid Warraich, Zulfiqar Ghauri, President Markazi Anjuman Tajraan Sialkot Haji Mehar Ghulam Mujtaba and local PML-N leaders Mehmoodul Hassan Babar Khan, Idrees Ahmed Bajwa, Ch. Ikhlaq Ahmed and former MNA Dr Nelson Azeem were also present on the occasion.