Ramadan has just started, and many cities of the country are already facing extended load shedding for up to 20 hours. The minister for Water and Power Ministry, Muhammad Asif, in a news conference stated that the demand of electricity had reached 21,000 megawatts, way more than the peak... Read more
The government had promised there will be no load shedding during Sehr and Iftar times; however that doesn’t seem to apply to certain areas of the country. On the first day of Ramadan, several cities of KPK didn’t have electricity resulting in protests and clashes with police. On the... Read more
While protests and clashes occurred in KPK against excessive load-shedding, different areas of the country also experienced load shedding during Sehr time including Karachi, Islamabad, Lahore, Rawalpindi, Multan, Sahiwal, Bahawalpur, Kasur, Sheikhupira, Gujranwala, and Okara. In Karachi, Nazimabad, Azizabad Block-2, PIB Colony, Paposh Nagar, Gulzar-e-Hijri, Federal B area, and... Read more
Load shedding will continue as usual during the month of Ramadan, much to the disappointment of the people who were expecting some relief during the holy month. Abid Sher Ali, the minister of State of Water and Power, said the load shedding schedule of 6 hours in cities and... Read more