Privatisation minister says efforts underway to revamp DISCOS

By Staff Reporter
Wednesday – January 27, 2021
ISLAMABAD: The privatisation minister Mohammed Mian Soomro said, Tuesday, efforts are underway to bring on table key stakeholders of the power sector and initiate reforms of electricity distribution companies (DISCOS) towards achieving efficiency through revamping.

According to a press release, a detailed meeting regarding solution of the loss making DISCOS was held under the chairmanship of privatisation minister Soomro.

He said, “As per the directions of prime minister (PM) Imran Khan and also to bring efficiency in the power sector the ministry is initiating this process.”

The privatisation minister Soomro added, “The proper mapping of the DISCOS is going to be conducted in coordination with the ministry. “

The meeting was attended by the special assistant to PM on power (SAPM-P) Tabish Gohar, national electric power regulatory authority (NEPRA) chairman, privatisation secretary, power special secretary and other senior officials of the concerned institutions.