Electricity shortfall: Markets to be closed at 8.30

KARACHI: After the meeting of Chief Minister Sindh, Qaim Ali Shah and Karachi traders association it was decided to shut down the shops and markets at 8.30 pm all over Karachi.

According to our correspondent, the decision was taken after the recommendation of National Energy Commission.

The energy crisis in Pakistan is unsolved since many years.

The traders also raised the issue of notices sent by the Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC) to cottage industries “on the pretext of load”.

He requested the chief minister to ensure non-interference of public officials in the regard. It was further decided that any harassment complaints would be communicated to the competent authority.