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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has sought a report from the Ministry of Power regarding complaints by consumers of inflated electricity bills.

The prime minister chaired an emergency meeting on complaints regarding electricity bills Monday.

The meeting was attended by Federal Minister Khurram Dastgir, Special Assistant Ahad Cheema and relevant senior officials participated in the meeting.

Miftah vows to remove some taxes from electricity bills

The prime minister issued instructions to the concerned authorities to prepare a detailed report and submit recommendations on a priority basis on the public complaints regarding electricity bills.

An official said that the meeting was convened following protests by consumers on inflated electricity bills.

Copyright Business Recorder, 2022

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Syed Zulfiqar Ali Aug 23, 2022 11:57am
Power tariff hike is curse on the middle-class, since in most cases 30-40% of the earning goes to electric companies; peoples are dying due to summer intensity and lack of amenities like water and drainage. Alas there is no one to care. All parties are just fighting for power-game, not for the basic and life threatening issue of general public, Allah Kareem..
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