Dar reviews progress on energy sector reforms
ISLAMABAD – Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar chaired a meeting here on Wednesday to review the progress on the energy sector reforms.
Officials of Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Water and Power briefed the minister on the latest status of the on-going power sector reforms. It was stated that the ministries were maintaining close coordination to ensure that agreed reform related actions were completed as per the set timeline.
Dar expressed satisfaction on the actions completed so far and praised contribution of the officials of both ministries who were engaged in the process. He said that the reforms in the power sector by the government will ensure that the goals set forth in the Energy Policy 2013 primarily relating to affordable electricity and self sustained power sector are met.
“The achievements should not make us complacent and we should continue working with the same zeal”, he said.
Senior officials of the Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Water and Power attended the meeting.