power failure in pakistan
According to a Geo News report, Pakistan’s Ministry of Energy has tweeted that “As per preliminary reports, the system frequency of the National Grid went down at 7:34 am today, resulting in a widespread power outage. ” Speaking to Geo News, Pakistan’s Power Minister Khurram Dastgir said, “Temporarily shutting down power generation units at night as an economic measure to save fuel costs”. Khurram Dastgir said, ” When the systems were switched on one by one at 7:30 this morning, frequency fluctuations were reported between Jamshoro and Dadu in the southern part of the country. The voltage fluctuated and the systems shut down one by one.
There is no electricity in many cities
Let us tell you that Pakistan is facing power crisis for a long time and heavy power cuts are being done in the country. Pakistan’s markets are closed at 8 pm and in most parts the power supply remains closed throughout the night. At the same time, orders have been issued to settle all the programs to be held at night including wedding ceremonies before 10 pm. Pakistan’s energy minister said, “It is not yet certain, how long it will take to solve this problem. However, my aim is to restore power in the country within the next 12 hours.” According to Geo News, before the announcement of the Ministry of Power, different power distribution companies have confirmed the breakdown.
In which parts the power supply is off
According to the Quetta Electric Supply Company (QESCO), two transmission lines from Guddu to Quetta have tripped, leaving 22 districts of Balochistan, including Quetta, without electricity. At the same time, according to Geo, there is also news of power failure in many areas of the financial capital Karachi. At the same time, the spokesperson of K-Electric has not yet given the full report of the power crisis. At the same time, a spokesman for the power company IESCO has said that 117 of its grid stations are without electricity. Meanwhile, the power company PESCO has said that power supply has stopped in all the areas it supplies. This is the second time within three months that there has been a power failure in the country. Let us tell you that in October last year there was a power failure in Karachi, Hyderabad, Sukkur, Quetta, Multan and Faisalabad.
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Pakistan trapped in severe crisis
Pakistan is caught in a severe economic crisis and the country is already facing flour and pulses crisis. Many videos of ruckus created in Pakistan after flour shortage in the past days tell the story of Pakistan’s plight on social media. At the same time, the country is already facing a power crisis. On social media, people are sharing pictures of different areas and expressing their pain, how bad their condition has become due to power crisis. Due to the shutdown of power supply, water supply has also stopped in the homes of people living in urban areas.