FAISALABAD - Duration of electricity loadshedding for powerlooms and other small industries has been minimised to four hours and further short and long-term initiatives are being taken to provide relief to commercial and domestic consumers. This was announced by Commissioner Tahir Hussain while chairing a meeting of representatives of traders, labourers, powerlooms owners and other bodies of small industries held here on Friday. The commissioner disclosed that on directive of CM Punjab, a divisional committee has been set up to tackle the situation arising out of power loadshedding. The Commissioner, RPO, Fesco Chief, DCOs and DPOs of all the four districts, MNA Abid Sher Ali and members of provincial assembly from Jhang, Toba Tek Singh, Chiniot and Faisalabad will be the member of this committee. The commissioner apprised the participants that after proper consultation with all stake-holders a comprehensive reports recommending measures to tackle the problems relating to loadshedding would be sent to CM Punjab very soon. The committee would also approach Pepco and Federal Ministry for Water and Power to get an exclusive treatment for Faisalabad being industrial hub. On this occasion, Ahmad Saeed said that Fesco was managing its load on its own before technical fault in Mangla Dam but now this process was being done by Pepco itself. Thats why unscheduled loadshedding started in the city. He assured to pursue this case with Pepco to provide the relief to consumers of Faisalabad. MPA Rana Muhammad Afazal stressed upon representative of traders to show restraint and do not cause loss to public property. At the end, all the representatives including Shahid Razzaq Sikka and Waheed Khaliq Ramay announced to call off the strike declared for Saturday (today).