Crackdown against power, gas stealers hailed

LAHORE: LCCI former Vice President Abdul Basit has welcomed crackdown against power and gas pilferage and said it will help ensure uninterrupted gas/electricity supply in the industry.

In a statement here on Thursday, he said electricity and gas worth billions of rupees were being pilfered every year.

Suggesting improvement of distribution system, he said huge amount of electricity was being wasted due to old
system. “Old transmission lines and other equipments are causing loss of billion rupees annually,” he added.