Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf on Saturday said that every possible step should be made to ensure optimal power generation and to reduce load shedding.

He was talking to Minister for Water and Power Chaudhry Ahmad Mukhtar who called on him in Islamabad and discussed current power situation in the country.

Chaudhry Ahmed Mukhtar briefed the Prime Minister on the latest power situation and the efforts being made by his Ministry to manage supply and demand so that inconvenience caused to the consumers could be minimized.