Uniform power tariff termed mother of all ills

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Identical power tariff an insult to honest consumers
Power tariff should be linked to recovery: Mian Zahid Hussain

The Pakistan Economy Watch on Wednesday said uniform power tariff regime is the mother of all ills in the power sector and an insult to honest consumers.

Power tariff should be different for different jurisdictions and it should be linked to the recoveries as poorly managed and efficient Discos cannot be treated as one, it said.

The areas, where recovery is better, should be spared from frequent price hike and load shedding while the regions where recovery is low should be penalised, said Dr. Murtaza Mughal, President PEW.

Talking to the business community, the veteran business leader said that how come government deal with residents of Islamabad with the highest recovery rate the way it handles consumers of Quetta, Peshawar or Sukkur where the recovery is at its lowest.

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