Water and Power ministry denies claim of forced load shedding
The Water and Power ministry denied claims that it was carrying out forced load shedding. The ministry said that no forced load shedding occurred on Sunday in any part of the country. The ministry also claimed that prolonged load shedding was a result of electricity power lines getting damaged... Read more
Prime Minister briefed on load shedding in Ramadan
In a meeting between Prime Minister and Water and Power officials, the prime minister was briefed about the current power outages. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had promised the nation that there would be no load shedding during Sehr, Iftar, and Taraveeh times, but several parts of the country are... Read more
Power outages in different parts of Pakistan (1,050MW Deficit)
Various parts of Pakistan have been facing power outages due to technical faults in key power plants resulting in a further deficit of 1050MW. Ministry of Water and Power have issued a press note assuring the public that all necessary efforts are being made to restore the power by... Read more
Khwaja Asif Vows to End Load Shedding in Pakistan by Summer 2017
In Pakistan, this statement has been made with pretty serious punitive actions such as changing one’s name. Anyway, Federal Minister for Water and Power Khwaja Asif has said that power system in Balochistan which was disrupted by insurgents will be restored by evening today.He also said that measures have been taken... Read more
Massive Electricity Outage: More than 80% of Pakistan in Darkness
Update 12:40 PM on 25th January: Electricity resumed in some parts of country Electricity has been restored in some parts of the country after the 12 hour power breakdown that started at midnight. NTDC has restored 7000 MW of electricity, however many areas are still without power. The Prime... Read more