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Textile industry will enjoy smooth power supply
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Apr '09
Mr Raja Pervez Ashraf, Minister of Water & Power
Mr Raja Pervez Ashraf, Minister of Water & Power
The government wants to ensure a smooth power supply to the textile industry units as it wants to protect the industry, which is the backbone of country's economy, said Mr Raja Pervez Ashraf, Minister of Water and Power.

Mr. Raja, along with the minister of textile Rana Muhammad Farooq, talked to the media after a meeting with a delegation of textile industry, Power Looms Association and representatives of Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce and industry.

The minister informed that, a committee, headed by the Minister of Textile with representation from all sectors has been constituted to outline a strategy to resolve the problems of textile industry, mainly to ensure proper electricity supply to the industry.

Furthermore, he added that committee meeting will be held in Lahore on Saturday with Managing Director and Director General of Pakistan Electric Power Company (PEPCO). The committee will finalize the recommendations which will be sent to the Ministry of Water and Power.

Power tariff determined by National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) will also be discussed in this meeting, which will also be discussed at other relevant forums also, said Minister of Water and Power.

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