LAHORE - A public stakeholders consultation meeting was held in District Council Hall Lahore with an aim to understand the concerns and opinions of the stakeholders so that the Project could be registered with United Nations Organization UNFCCC as CDM Project. According to Pepco officials, a large number of participants from all walks of life including representatives from consumer groups, electricity distribution companies (DISCOs & KESC), industry associations, investor traders in CFL business, educational institutions, Environmental Protection Authority and other members of the public associations attended the meeting. Dr Zaheer Fikri, a renowned professional engineer and educationist was unanimously elected as Chairperson of the meeting. After a comprehensive presentation by PEPCO, a lively question-answer session was held, where the questions was properly responded by group of Pepco professionals, including M/S Carbon Services (Pvt.) Ltd. After lengthy deliberations, it was unanimously concluded that National CFL Project is an ideal Project for Demand Side Management and suitable for the registration as CDM Project with UNFCCC. It is pertinent to mention here that Ministry of Water and Power (MoWP), government of Pakistan is executing the National Compact Fluorescent Lamp (CFL) programme under financing from ADB and AFD. The programme aims at replacing 30 million incandescent bulbs in two phases of 10 M and 20 M, in domestic sector of Pakistan with efficient, high-quality CFLs. Pakistan Electric Power Company (PEPCO) is doing the procurement on behalf of the government whereas the door-to-door distribution will be carried out by DISCOs & KESC through their own resources.