PESHAWAR - The Awami National Party (ANP)-led provincial government is likely to convene the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly session next week to debate hours-long power outages in the province and call upon the federal government to adopt a uniform mechanism to control loadshedding in all the four provinces.

In the session, a resolution would also be passed, through which, the federal government would be asked to adopt uniform mechanism for carrying out load shedding in all province and pay arrears in head of net hydle profit to the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

The government considered it much imperative to call assembly session, after its energy conference, which was boycotted by almost all opposition political and religious parties. It a setback for the ruling ANP.

However, it would be seen whether or not the opposition parties would boycott the assembly session in which the power outages would be mainly focused. The ANP-convened energy conference which was boycotted by major political parties, including PML-N, JUI-F, PPP-S and PTI and JUI-S.

It has been learnt that the proposed assembly session would be a one-day session, wherein the assembly would pass a resolution asking the government to adopt a uniform mechanism for carrying out loadshedding in the province.