Wednesday July 06, 2022

Loadsheding Will Be Reduced During Eidul Azha Holidays: Dastagir

Federal Minister for Power Khurram Dastagir said Wednesday that the loadshedding rate will be visibly reduced during Eidul Azha holidays.

Khurram Dastgir said in a statement that the recent spell of rainfall increased the water level in dams and Tarbela Dam is generating 3,684 megawatts of electricity. He said that the permanent shortfall of electricity is 6,000 to 7,000 megawatts.

The federal minister said that the electricity generation was increased from Tarbela Dam which will reduce the loadshedding rate.

He claimed that the nationals will see a visible reduction in the duration of power outages during Eid festival while the current shortfall is 4,000 to 5,000 MW.

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