Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif directed to set up a committee for reducing electricity consumption in government offices by 30 percent.
The committee will comprise of the Federal Minister for Energy, Federal Minister for Planning, Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Resources, and relevant secretaries. The Prime minister gave the direction while chairing a meeting of the federal cabinet.
The meeting was apprised that the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and the National Energy Efficiency and Conversation Authority (National Energy Efficiency and Conversation) have also prepared an awareness campaign about energy-saving and austerity.
The federal cabinet discussed the Energy Saving Plan presented by the Power Division. The meeting was briefed on the consultation conducted so far with the stakeholders regarding the energy-saving plan.
In this regard, the prime minister said that the consultation process with all the stakeholders including the provincial governments, Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan governments should be completed as soon as possible to ensure the implementation of the Proposed Energy Saving Plan in order to meet energy requirements.