Pakistan’s current interim prime minister, Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar, has called for an urgent gathering of government officials to discuss the issue of extremely high electricity bills. This matter has led to public protests, with some individuals expressing their dissatisfaction on the streets.
The prime minister mentioned on a social media platform (previously called Twitter) that the meeting will involve receiving updates from the Ministry of Power and distribution companies. The main focus will be on finding ways to provide the greatest possible relief to consumers who are struggling with their electricity bills.
A newspaper in Pakistan called Dawn reported that in Lahore, a city in Pakistan, a group of people came together on Sunday. They gathered their electricity bills and set them on fire as a form of protest. During this act, they chanted slogans against the unaffordable cost of electricity.