BusinessNo Load-Shedding During the Three Eid Holidays

No Load-Shedding During the Three Eid Holidays

Federal Minister for Power Division Khurram Dastgir on Saturday shared good news with the people requesting there would be no load-shedding during the three Eid holidays across the country.

Speaking to News channel, Dastgir said staff of electricity distribution companies will continue in the field to fix any possible fault.

The federal minister said sacrificial animal meat will not be rotting because electricity will be obtainable throughout the Eid holidays.

He also appealed to the citizens to distribute excess meat among the poor.

Previous, the federal government claimed enhanced electricity availability.

As Pakistan has continued the supply of Afghan coal to the 1320MW Sahiwal power plant, and hydel generation from Tarbella has increased by 2500MW.

Minister for Power Engineer Khurram Dastgir Khan has though said that:

969MW Neelum Jhelum Power Plant is offline due to the emergence of a technical fault at the tunnel.

The cause of the fault investigated. All-out efforts made to remove the faults and bring it online as soon as conceivable, the minister added.

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