NA body on Planning, Development and Reforms meets

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ISLAMABAD, Dec 04 (APP): The National Assembly Standing Committee on Planning, Development and Reform here on Monday took the notice of the absence of the Minister for Planning, Development and Reform (PD& R) and Secretary PD&R and directed that their presence be assured in the upcoming meeting. The Committee discussed the issue of recruitments of LDCs in Pakistan Institute of Development Economic (PIDE) and examined the relevant record.
Chaired by Abdul Majeed Khan KhananKhail, MNA, the Committee was informed that the 1200-MW LNG based power plants Baloki and Haveli Bahadur Shah would be functional till February, 2018.
The Committee appreciated the efforts of the Managements for timely completion.
The Committee constituted a Sub-Committee under the Convenership of Mr. Iftikhar-ud-Din, MNA and Mr. Junaid Akbar, Mr. Sher Akber Khan and Ms. Shaheen Shafiq as its members.
The ToRs of the Sub-Committee includes “Distribution and System Augmentation Program STG, BOP, ELR (PESCO) in District Buner under PSDP Program” and “Status of PC-I of electrification work at different vallies of Chitral. Establishment of 132 KV Grid Station to 132 K.V in Chitral, Chitral Hydel Power capacity enhancement and status of PESCO, PEDO and WAPDA agreement and steps taken for provision of electricity to upper Chitral by 25th December, 2017 (PSDP #1048 & 1054)”
Syed Muhammad Athar Hussain Shah Gillani, Mr. Ehsan-ur-Rehman Mazari, Malik Ibrar Ahmad, Dr. Asma Mamdot, Dr. Nafisa Shah, Ms. Shaheen Shafiq, Mrs. Shamas-un-Nisa, Sheikh Salahuddin, Ms. Asiya Nasir, Ms. Shazia Sohail Mir, Mr. Junaid Akbar, Iftikhar-ud-Din and Sher Akber Khan, MNAs attended the meeting, besides the officials of the concerned institutions.
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