Published On: Mon, Apr 1st, 2019
Published in Category: Islamabad

Masses to face severe load shedding in summer, warns ex-power minister

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ISLAMABAD: Former minister for power, Member Punjab Assembly and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Sardar Awais Ahmed Khan Laghari on Sunday said that the masses would have to face severe load shedding due to the overloading of electricity transformers.

While addressing a press conference at the National Press Club Islamabad, said that the distributing companies system has reached the brink of deterioration.

He predicted that the masses will face severe load shedding in summer.

Awais Laghari went on to say that only solution the government has for the power troubles is increasing power tariff and also declared the government s measures to stop theft of electricity inadequate.

The former minister said that the government increasing power tariff to hide their mistakes, adding that the government didn’t even produced a single megawatt electricity.