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Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi says achieving balanced energy mix and reduction in the basket price of electricity remains the foremost priority of the government.

He stated this during briefing on the performance of various power distribution companies across the country in Islamabad today.

The prime minister directed ministry of water and power and the heads of DISCOs to come up with a comprehensive plan for improving system efficiency, reducing line losses and equipping the system to meet increased demand and supply.

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi directed the heads of the distribution companies to carry out a detailed diagnostic analysis of the technical and administrative issues of the existing system and come up with workable solutions for their redressal.

The prime minister also directed heads of distribution companies to adopt proactive approach with regards to implementation of projects being undertaken under Sustainable Development Goals.

Power demand and supply situation in the country was also reviewed during the meeting. The meeting expressed satisfaction that there was a marked improvement in the power generation and supply situation compared to 2013-14.

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