Electricity meterization inaugurated in Landikotal

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By Ashrafuddin Pirzada

LANDIKOTAL: After the merger of tribal districts in Khyber Pakhunkhwa the Tribal Electrict Supply Company(Tesco) for the first time formally inaugurated electeicity meterization in Landikotal on Tuesday.

A ceremony was held in Landikotal bazaar where deputy commissioner of Khyber district Mehmood Aslam Wazir was chief guest. Suprintendent Divisional Engeer Rahmatullah and other TESCO officials and a large number of shopkeepers were present on the occasion.

The deputy commissioner installed the firstever electricity meter to Emaraat Hotel in Landikotal bazaar.

TESCO officials Rahmatullah said that initially they have received 17 applications on the very first day for commercial meters installation in Landikotal bazaar.

He said around 60 other businessmen and shopkeepers are convenced to install their electricity meteters in Landikotal bazaar.

However, traders said that if Tesco give them assurance to provide minimum 10 hours electricity a day they would also install meters at large level.

Deputy commissioner said they were working to provide 12 to 16 hours power supply to those shopkeepers who installed electricity meters in the bazaar.