CM Gandapur Meets Interior and Energy Ministers, Discuss Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Issues

Sun May 26 2024
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ISLAMABAD: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Ali Amin Gandapur on Sunday held a meeting with Minister for Interior Mohsin Naqvi and Minister for Energy Sardar Awais Ahmad Khan Laghari in Islamabad.

During the meeting, they discussed the current situation of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, focusing particularly on load shedding and electricity-related issues.

The Federal Ministers and Chief Minister KP reached a consensus to collectively address these problems.

They decided to schedule another meeting on Monday for further discussions.

On Saturday, CM Gandapur attended the Special Investment Facilitation Council’s (SIFC) apex committee meeting in Islamabad.

CM Demands to Clear Electricity Dues of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Speaking to journalists after SIFC’s meeting, the CM said that he has put forward KP demands in the meeting, asking the federal government to clear its dues to the province.

He said that his government will not compromise on the rights of the province and will not allow anyone to take “undue advantage”.

During the meeting, CM Gandapur said that he opposed the imposition of tax on erstwhile Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and Provincially Administered Tribal Areas (PATA). The deadline regarding electricity dues was also discussed, he added.

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