| GEO Business|
| 2nd inter-provincial moot on energy to be held today|
| Updated at: 0635 PST, Monday, May 10, 2010|
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has invited all Provincial chief ministers to a follow-up national energy summit today (Monday) to review implementation of decisions announced last month for containing the energy crisis on a long-term basis.
Besides Minister Of Water And Power Raja Pervez Ashraf, secretary water and power Shahid Rafi, chairman Wapda, Shakeel Durrani, MD PEPCO Tahir Basharat Cheema and senior officials of ministry of petroleum and natural resources, ministry of industries and production, ministry of textile and other respective ministries would attend the meeting here at Prime Minister Secretariat.
The meeting would review the pace of implementation of the decisions taken in the first conference about conservation of energy besides evolving future strategy.
Water situation has improved in dams due to recent wave of rainfall and it is bringing improvement in the power production. However Sui Northern gas Pipeline has not started supplying gas to power distribution companies in line with consensus decision.