Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Barrister Masood Kausar while taking serious note
of the damages causing to PESCO supply lines and electricity towers in Peshawar
has desired to ensure complete security and efficient pursuance of the
registered cases to bring the persons involved to justice.
over a meeting at Governor’s House Peshawar on Monday, the Governor has said
that time and again destruction of public assets in sabotage activities not
only causing serious difficulties for the consumers but also a challenge to
writ of the govt. which indeed needs to be taken seriously.
meeting besides commissioners of Kohat and Peshawar and PESCO authorities was
also attended by elders of Nawa Kali, Peshawar and Kohat, wherein the Governor
was informed that almost 34 electricity towers were fully or partially damaged
in certain areas of Peshawar and Kohat which, they added, are causing grave
difficulties to the respective people in availing the electricity facility.
to various points raised by elders the Governor further pointed out that there
is a need to make joint and collective efforts in overcoming the problem. “This
is a very serious issue which we all have to pursue seriously”, he remarked. He
also hinted to hold another meeting shortly, wherein, even the Federal Minister
for Water and Power will also be invited to participate.
also took keen interest in the existing methodologies and mechanisms for
ensuring protection and safety of the Govt. installations especially the
electricity supply lines and towers and said that indeed proper security
arrangements have to be made in this respect.