FAISALABAD - Supporting the Pakistani government's efforts to improve the performance of energy sector is one of our top assistance priorities, said USAID Power Distribution Programme Chief of Party Craig VanDevelde while inaugurating a computer centre at Fesco office here on Friday.Establishment of the computer centre is part of the US government efforts to strengthen Pakistan's energy sector to tackle the energy shortages. The computer centre will modernize the Planning and Engineering (P&E) sectors of the DISCOs which will lead to improvement in the energy distribution. Speaking on the occasion, Craig said that he was confident that with this effort, the Fesco would now be able to better supply electricity to consumers in Faisalabad.USAID has established similar computer centres at the Islamabad Electric Supply Company (IESCO), Lahore Electric Supply Company (Lesco) and at the Gujranwala Electric Power Company (Gepco). The USAID also provides training to engineers and technicians from all nine Discos and is introducing international best practices for public utility management.The power distribution programme is a four and a half years, USAID-funded programme aims at working jointly with government-owned Discos in Pakistan to improve their performance in terms of a reduction in losses, and improvement in both revenues and customer services, to bring them to the level of well-run utilities in other progressive countries.