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Govt provided relief worth Rs65b in power sector: NA told
October 07, 2022

The National Assembly was informed on Friday that fuel adjustment price for the current month has been reduced to less than a rupee per unit.

Speaking in the National Assembly on Friday, Minister for Power Khurram Dastgir said relief worth 65 billion rupees has been provided to farmers, industrialists and flood affected people in the power sector.

Speaking on a point of order, Minister for Water Resources Syed Khurshid Ahmed Shah called for declaring agriculture, water, infrastructure and rains emergency, to cope with the challenges posed by the devastating floods in the country. He said we should divert funds toward flood management.

At the outset, newly elected Member of the National Assembly, Asiya Azeem took oath. Speaker Raja Pervaiz Ashraf administered the oath.

The House passed "The Anti-Dumping Duties (Amendment) Bill, 2022" and "[The Railways (Amendment) Bill, 2022".

The House has now been adjourned to meet again on Monday at 5 p.m.