Monday, November 28, 2022

PM Shehbaz convenes meeting to overcome power outage

Shehbaz Sharif, who serves as the country’s Prime Minister, issued a summons for a meeting on Thursday to discuss the continuous power outage that the nation is experiencing.

According to the information provided, the officials from the Ministry of Energy updated the premier about the current power outage issue when they were present during the meeting.

Shehbaz Sharif, the Prime Minister, was the one who gathered the statistics relating to the country’s power generation and supply. In addition to this, he questioned the delegation on the circumstances surrounding the transfer of power at the various feeders.

The Prime Minister is of the opinion that people’s concerns should be reduced and that in order to do so, the government and the authorities need to collaborate.

It is important to point out that the current predicament in Pakistan’s power supply has reached an all-time low. This is the most alarming it has ever been.

According to the reports that practically all major cities have been facing daily power outages lasting between 14 and 16 hours.

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During this sweltering summer, the protracted and unscheduled blackouts of electricity have made the lives of the people even more miserable, and they have also had an impact on the availability of water.

Notably, former Prime Minister and current leader of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, stated that the power outages would be shortened to 3.5 hours beginning on June 7 and declared that they will be shortened even further to 3 hours beginning on June 16.

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