Abid Sher Ali was addressing a power generation conference in Islamabad.
He also reiterated the government’s stance that load-shedding occurs in areas from where electricity is being stolen. “More load-shedding will occur in places from where electricity is being stolen,” he said, adding that those who pay their bills on time will face no load-shedding.
He stressed that National Electric Power Regulatory Authority should work on improving its performance.
The minister also said, “We are ashamed of people who promote electricity theft.”
“We are currently trying to solve the electricity crises in Karachi,” he remarked.
He also said that electricity production is expected to reach 22,000 megawatts.
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