‘Current power crisis will be overcome in the next 8 to 10 days’


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ISLAMABAD: Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Asif has announced that the current power crisis will be overcomed in the next eight to ten days.

Responding to a calling attention notice in the National Assembly on Wednesday on prolonged power outages, he said supply situation will gradually start improving from tomorrow.

Khawaja Asif said some power plants of 2200 megawatts are closed for the maintenance purpose.

He said there will be no unannounced load shedding after the 1st of next month.

The Minister said that a power plant of 760 megawatt is being inaugurated in Sheikhupura today. He said currently the country is facing power shortfall of 5200 megawatt while 6400 megawatt of power will be added to national grid by the end of this year. -Radio Pakistan