Govt committed to eliminate corruption: Abid Sher Ali

FAISALABAD: Minister of State for Water and Power Chaudhary Abid Sher Ali has said the government is committed to eliminate corruption and theft in power sector.

Addressing a gathering in Faisalabad‚ he said‚ no one would be spared if found involved in misappropriation‚ abuse of powers and causing losses to the national kitty.

The Minister said the government would not tolerate stealing of electricity and wherever such a case is detected‚ the concerned Executive Engineer and Sub-Divisional Officer would be taken to task.

He said all distribution companies have been asked to place complaint boxes in front of the offices of SDOs‚ XENs‚ and other functionaries so that consumers could lodge their complaints freely. The Minister said he would personally monitor the follow-up action on such complaints.