Multan

Tehreek Hurmat-e-Rasool (THR) (SAWW) Chairman Maulana Ameer Hamza has said that Israel is the worst cancerous state of the world and entire Muslim Ummah should unite to counter her terrorism.

Addressing the participants of an iftar dinner here on Thursday, he asked the rulers of Muslim states to come out of American alliance against so-called war on terror for the protection of oppressed Muslims of Palestine, Kashmir and other regions. He said that the Jews wanted to construct their worship place instead of Masjid-e-Aqsa and it was need of the hour to create awareness among Muslims across the world.

He warned that America and Europe jeopardised world peace by backing Israel. He maintained that the organization active for the protection of Qibla-e-Awwal was declared terrorist by US on instigation of Israel which unveiled real anti-Muslim face of Americans. He asked the rulers of Muslim state to unite at one platform and devise a policy to counter Israeli terrorism.

MEPCO OPERATION: The Multan Electric Power Company (Mepco) has launched a special operation to re-check the connections of cold stores and ice factories. Addressing a meeting of officers here on Thursday, he added that the additional loads of those factories should immediately be approved  that are using more than approved loads. He also issued order for the re-checking of connections of those consumers who are using air conditioners. He directed the officers to immediately replace burnt or out of order electricity meters and correct bills. He said that the process of upgradation of distribution system in Mepco region was underway and the feeders were being divided into two in areas with low voltage areas.

Mepco imposes Rs317 m fine on 17,595 power pilferers

Meanwhile, Mepco sources said that 17,595 power thieves were imposed over Rs317 million fine in Multan circle during last year (2013-14). Sources added that fine worth Rs179 million was recovered from the power thieves. According to details, over Rs176 million fine was imposed on 15930 domestic consumers, Rs24.6 million on 922 commercial consumers, ovr Rs60 million on 378 industrial consumers, over Rs37.2 million on 334 tube-well consumers and Rs19.3 million on others.