ISLAMABAD : - President House, Prime Minister House, intelligence agencies and defence institutions are defaulters on electricity bills, disclosed a report issued by Pakistan Electric Power Company (Pepco).
According to the report presented before the Power Crisis Committee, Army Military Engineering Service is a defaulter of Rs 824.6 million; Army personnel deployed at borders have yet to pay Rs 89.5 million against power dues; military dairy farm Rs 14.7 million and Joint Staff Headquarters Rs 16.7 million.
In total the defence services are a defaulter of Rs 1.13 billion while Rs 47.9 million stand outstanding against Defence Production Division.
The report says the President House is a defaulter of power dues amounting to Rs 15.8 million; Prime Minister Secretariat has to pay Rs 4.12 million; office and residence of Chairman Senate Rs 59.9 million; residences of Federal Ministers Rs 13.8 million; Supreme Court Rs 3.67 million and Federal Shariat Court is a defaulter of Rs 3.94 million.
Election Commission of Pakistan is defaulting against electricity dues of Rs 3.32 million; Federal Police Rs 25.8 million; Intelligence Bureau (IB) Rs 6.3 million; FIA Rs 8 million; Ministry of Railways Rs 263.4 million; Ministry of Bordering Areas Rs 340 million and; Frontier Constabulary Balochistan Rs 100 million.
The report further disclosed that Rs7.23 billion are outstanding against the Federal Government and departments working under it.