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KP govt warns to stop power supply from Tarbela





PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Minister Mushtaq Ghani on Monday said their government would stop power supply from Tarbela hydropower generation units if the federal government disconnected utilities.
He said KP would not be paying electricity and gas bills along with federal taxes after Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan declared announced civil disobedience to force Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to resign over alleged elections rigging.
Talking to reporters, KP Information Minister Mushtaq Ghani said provincial taxes would be collected as per routine but the public would not be paying any federal taxes along with electricity and gas bills. 
The civil disobedience movement, the minister added, was against “the corrupt” and “incompetent” federal government and not the government managing KP province. He warned if Islamabad disconnected power supply to KP, the PTI government would exercise the right to stop supply from Tarbela. 

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