ISLAMABAD- A meeting of Federal Cabinet to review the progress of different ministries is in progress in Islamabad with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in the chair.

On this occasion, the cabinet was briefed by Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal about the progress of his ministry during the last 17 months.

The Prime Minister during the meeting inquired about progress regarding the issue of overbilling in electricity bills. Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif asked the Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Asif about alleged overbilling of electricity. We are compensating the consumers in this regard, he held. Khawaja Asif said the ministry is implementing the directions of the federal cabinet regarding overbilling.

The Minister said that steps were being taken to check over billing and providing relief to the consumers in accordance with the decisions taken by the cabinet. He further said that ministry was resolving the problems of the consumers in this regard.