Caretaker Minister for Energy, Power and Petroleum, Muhammad Ali Saturday said that the interim government has launched a strict drive against power theft in the country which was yielding fruitful results and no compromise in the fight against these mafias.
Talking to a private news channel, he said effective measures were being taken to improve the power supply system and eradication of power theft was among the top priorities. He said that the government was taking practical steps to ensure the availability of gas in the winter season, adding, far-reaching reforms in the energy sector are the need of the hour.
Minister expressed confidence in the success of this government-led campaign, with the full dedication of officers and staff.
He said the government has established a central control room in the power division to monitor the ongoing campaign against power theft.
Replying to a question, he said that the government will cooperate with the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to hold free and fair elections, the conduct of transparent elections is our collective responsibility and it will be performed in line with the constitution.