K Electric officials brief Sindh Governor and Federal Minister on load shedding in Karachi.
Sindh Governor Imran Ismail and Federal Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar discussed the issues of electricity load shedding.
K Electric officials brief Sindh Governor
According to a spokesperson to the Sindh Governor, they discussed it at a high level meeting held in Karachi.
The meeting discussed the matters related to unannounced load shedding, power transmission and other issues.
The K-Electric officials gave them input.
While briefing the meeting on the power crisis, said that 2950 megawatt electricity was being supplied to the city. But they said the supply also faces a shortfall of 250 MW.
K-Electric officials informed that 550 MW electricity will be added to the system with the help of the national grid by the summer of next year.
Speaking on the occasion, the Governor said Federal government has surplus electricity.
He further said the Centre can provide as much power as K-Electric needs.
Imran Ismail said K-Electric cannot add more than 720 MW from the national grid to the power system.
Because, the K-Electric has to increase the capacity of its system.
Meanwhile, Asad Umar said the Federal government is providing 4500 tons of furnace oil daily to Bin Qasim Power Plant.
He said federal govt can provide another 500 tons of furnace oil.