Federal govt to provide 200-MW power supply to K-Electric, says Hammad Azhar

The announcement comes as people of Karachi face prolonged and unannounced power outages

Federal Minister for Energy Hammad Azhar. Photo: File

ISLAMABAD: Energy Minister Hammad Azhar has said that the federal government will provide an additional 200-megawatt of electricity to K-Electric so that the people of Karachi could get rid of load-shedding.

On his social media handle, the minister said on Thursday that earlier the federal government was providing 350-MW electricity to K-Electric.

However, now it has been decided to further enhance 200-MW supply to the K-Electric, he said.

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The announcement comes as different areas of Karachi face prolonged and unannounced power outages, adding to citizens' misery amid scorching heat and humidity.