PBF urges govt to promote service oriented approach in Discos

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Karachi

Pakistan Businesses Forum (PBF) has demanded the federal government to carry out due structural changes in the power sector through measures to inculcate service oriented approach in power distribution companies.

Vice President, Pakistan Businesses Forum, Ahmad Jawad, in a statement on Thursday, stressed that improvement in power sector could be possible through addressing the root causes- corruption, inefficiency and poor engineering practices – and promoting professionalism in Discos.

The circular debt in the current fiscal year has lowered to Rs.260 billion in comparison to Rs.449 billion buildup in the corresponding period of the last fiscal year but this has happened mainly because of the power tariff increases, he asserted.—APP

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