Many areas of Punjab are facing severe and expected blackouts as the electricity production in the country falls to 7000MW.Areas around Lahore are facing...

Many areas of Punjab are facing severe and expected blackouts as the electricity production in the country falls to 7000MW.Areas around Lahore are facing up to 18 hours of load shedding. These include Township, Shiekupura and Manga Mandi. Fears of similar black outs across the country are on the rise as the furnace oil levels hit an all time low. A senate committee hearing yesterday which included high ranking officials of the Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Petroleum and Ministry of Oil and Gas could not manage to reach any concrete action plan to deal with this impending crisis.