Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Muhammad Asif says forced loadshedding has been controlled with improvement in power supply.


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In a statement in Islamabad on Saturday afternoon, he said 93% urban and 86% rural areas are being provided uninterrupted electricity at ‘Iftar’, ‘Taraweeh’ and ‘Sehri’ timings.

He said gradually the situation is returning to normal schedule loadshedding during the day and no loadshedding during ‘Iftar’, ‘Taraweeh’ and ‘Sehri’.

The Minister said the supply of electricity to Karachi is the responsibility of K-Electric. Ministry of Water and Power is supplying 650MW to Karachi despite difficulties and that the agreement has expired and no new arrangement has been made so far. This is being done to alleviate the sufferings of the inhabitants of Karachi.