Water and power secretary suspends PESCO officials

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ISLAMABAD:

Federal Ministry of Water and Power suspended 7 XEN’s and 15 SDOs of Peshawar Electric Supply Company (PESCO) citing poor performance as Aggregate Technical and Commercial (AT&C) losses in their respective areas have increased, according to local media sources.

The suspension orders were issued on the directives of Secretary Ministry of Water and Power Mr Muhammad Younus Dagha after a monthly performance review meeting of the company.

A spokesman for the ministry Zafaryab Khan told DawnNews that the suspended official of Pesco includes XEN Mansehra Rural, XEN Charsadda, XEN city, XEN City Rural, XEN Mardan 1, XEN Bunnu1 and XEN Bunnu 2.

The spokesman said 15 SDOs were suspended whose AT&C losses increased more than 4.5 per cent as compared to the previous year.