Decision on two-weekly holidays after consultation: Qamar

Minister for Water and Power Syed Naveed Qamar Tuesday said the decision on two-weekly holidays will be taken in consultation with all stakeholders.

Talking to media at the concluding session of “Pakistan Energy Conference”, he said, “Two weekly-off had helped in saving energy and same proposal along with some other suggestions would be put forward to the government and decision in this regard will be made after consulting all stakeholders.” About the load shedding, the minister said the government is utilizing all possible resources to overcome power deficiency.

He said fuel is being supplied to power generation plants without any hurdle. To a question, he said along with generation of electricity the government is also focusing on improving supply side.