Shifting of dangerous wires to safer location in full swing: IESCO CEO


Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Islamabad Electric Supply Company (IESCO) Dr. Muhammad Amjad Khan on Monday said that shifting of dangerous electric wires to safer location was in full swing and out of total 9921 identified location, 8,649 points have already been secured.

The IESCO has borne expenditures over 1.53 billion on these works, showing customer friendly company, he said in a statement issued here. He said the IESCO management always prioritized the measures aimed at ensuring the best services to the customers and keeping them safe from electrical accidents. He said the power lines passing near or above the houses were being shifted to safer places on a priority basis. The IESCO management requested the esteemed customers to avoid constructions under or near electrical installations to protect themselves.