Govt refuses to supply 650 MW power to Karachi: sources

ISLAMABAD: Federal government has refused to supply 650 mega-watt of electricity to Karachi from the national grid, ARY News reports.

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According to Water and Power ministry sources, the electricity supply to Karachi from the national grid after the agreement between K-Electric and federal government after the agreement ended on January 26th.

The Karachi-based power supply company was getting 650 MW of electricity from the national grid under the agreement. The centre has agreed to provide 350 MW of electricity to the metropolis in the summer season.

The water and power ministry has stated that all political parties have been taken into confidence over the matter. They stated that the company should run furnace oil based power plants after the reduction of the prices.

“K-Electric has the capacity to produce energy according to the requirements of the city”, the ministry stated.

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Govt refuses to supply 650 MW power to Karachi: sources

by Raza Haidery