Caretaker Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Justice (R) Dost Muhammad Khan has said that the energy and power sector has got more importance needing focus approach in the modern age. The professionals of the public sector should use modern techniques replacing the traditional approach in order to get the required targets in this sector, he added. He directed against the wastage of perennial water resources adding that it is natural gift and should be exploited for the benefit of the people, the province and country.
The storage of water resources would not only bring under cultivation the barren land of the province but would also generate the much needed electricity. He directed to put the power sector projects in the implementation phase in order to ensure the public interest associated with these projects. He was presiding over a meeting on the pace of progress on the developmental projects in the energy and power sector throughout the province at CM Secretariat Peshawar.
The meeting was attended by Minister Energy and Power Fazal Illahi, Principal Secretary to CM Shahab Ali Shah, Secretary Energy and Power Salim Khan and other relevant officials. Justice Retired dost Muhammad Khan advised the officials of energy and power sector of the public sector institution to abandon the inefficient traditional method of electricity generation adding that in the modern age we need to use modern techniques in all energy and power sector projects.