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Entire power chain from generation to distribution must be streamlined: PM

Federal Minister for Water and Power Chaudhry Ahmad Mukhtar called on Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf at Prime Minister House on Saturday and briefed him about the measures being taken by his ministry to improve energy situation in the country.Chaudhry Ahmad Mukhtar informed the Prime Minister that every possible effort was being made to ensure that the generation capacity in the country was utilized optimally so that the difference between demand and supply of electricity is reduced to the minimum.The Prime Minister directed the minister to prioritize contribution of hydel power projects so that the growing water and electricity needs of the country could be addressed.The Prime Minister also said that equal emphasis should also be laid on the distribution system to reduce line loses and electricity theft.

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