PESCO to be bifurcated, NA told Recruitment process of 10,878 in Discos in progress
ISLAMABAD: Minister for Energy Omar Ayub Khan Monday informed the National Assembly that the recruitment process of 10,878 in power distribution companies (Discos) had already been started to overcome the issue of shortage of staff in the companies.
Replying to a calling attention notice in the House, he said a total of 23,960 posts would be filled out of which 10,878 were under process in different companies.
Omar Ayub said no inductions were made from 1999 and the previous government had done nothing in this regard, resultantly the companies were facing shortage of employees.
The minister said the government was going to bifurcate the huge power distribution companies like Peshawar Electric Supply Company (PESCO), Quetta Electric Supply Company (QESCO), Lahore Electric Supply Company (LESCO) and Multan Electric Supply Company (MEPCO) to increase their efficiency.
OIC and Kashmir
Parliamentary Secretary for Foreign Affairs Andleeb Abbas informed the NA that the OIC has fully endorsed Pakistan’s stance on Kashmir issue.
Responding to a query during Question hour, she said the Kashmir issue was effectively highlighted at OIC forum and all members extended support to Pakistan’s stance. in the wake of illegal and unilateral Indian action of August 5. – APP