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CCI unanimously approves National Electricity Policy 2021

By Sabah
June 22, 2021
CCI unanimously approves National Electricity Policy 2021

ISLAMABAD: The Council of Common Interest (CCI) on Monday unanimously approved the National Electricity Policy 2021. Prime Minister Imran Khan chaired the meeting of CCI held on Monday.

Addressing a press conference, along with Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Dr Waqar Masood Khan, Minister for Energy Hammad Azhar said that new electricity policy will be effective for ten years and new projects will get approval in a transparent manner under the policy.

The minister said in the light of the new electricity policy, policies for sub sectors will be devised. He said with the help of the new policy people will get low price and environment friendly electricity. He said Rs100 billion has been allocated to improve the transmission system.