Islamabad- Minister Ishaq Dar has directed the Secretary of Water and Power to take further steps to reduce amount of circular debt of Distribution Companies (DISCOs).

He was chairing a meeting of the Committee constituted by Prime Minister on energy resource rationalization for power sector in Islamabad.

Secretary Water and Power said that the circular debt has further been reduced to the level of 238 billion rupees which was stuck at 295 billion rupees a few weeks back. Special Assistant to Prime Minister Musadik Malik also briefed the meeting about reduction in line losses.