Technical reasons behind Sehr/Iftar power outages: Khawaja Asif

Islamabad: Federal Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Muhammad Asif has said that though electricity generation has increased by 2500 to 3000 megawatt demand has also increased in the country.

While talking to a private TV channel on Sunday he said that country was still facing 3,000megawatt power shortfall. Replying a query he said that there were some technical reasons behind power outages during Sehr and Iftar.

Asif said that loadshedding was carried out in those areas where people didn’t pay electricity bills.