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Unannounced load-shedding will not be tolerated in Karachi: Sher Zaman

KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) MPA in Sindh Assembly, Khurram Sher Zaman on Thursday warned that unannounced load-shedding will not be tolerated at all cost in Karachi, ARY News reported.

Sher Zaman along with other legislators met with K-Electric CEO and directed to end unscheduled load-shedding and improve its infrastructure and transmission system in the city.

On the occasion, the K-Electric officials assured them of uninterrupted power supply to the metropolis city.

Earlier on June 14, unannounced load-shedding had continued tormenting people in different parts of the metropolis all night amid the hot summer.

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The areas that had faced unannounced power outages not only during the day but also at night include Nazimabad, North Karachi, Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Liaqatabad, Nusrat Bhutto Colony, Mosa Colony, Mehmoodabad, Azam Basti, Malir, Federal B Area, Baldia, Gadap, Ahsanabad, and Kathore Super Highway.

Hours-long unannounced power cuts in addition to announced load shedding had hit the masses hard, depriving them of water and disturbing those going to office.

A spokesperson for the city’s sole power distributor, K-Electric, in a statement had said Karachi’s power demand rapidly increased due to the extremely hot weather and had added the power utility was trying to fulfill the electricity demand.

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