No unannounced power outages will take place during Sheri, Iftar Hours

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

13th Apr, 2021. 09:52 pm
Ramadan 2021

The ministry of power division Pakistan has on Tuesday ensured all the citizens that there will be no shortage of electricity in the month of Ramadan specially during Iftar, Suhoor and Taraweeh hours.

According to the ministry’s spokesperson, the management of the power division aims to provide relief to all the masses during Ramadan.

“No unannounced power outages will take place during these hours,” an official tweet read.

Earlier, the federal government had announced an additional 450 Megawatt (MW) of electricity for the people of Karachi in Summers this year.

An official announcement by the Ministry of Energy on Twitter said that Karachi to get Addtional 450 MW this summer as NTDC has completed the rehabilitation/upgradation of the existing 220 kV double circuit transmission line (130 km long) from Jamshoro to KDA-33.

The said 130km 220 kV Jamshoro to KDA-33 transmission line is expected to be energized on or before 31st March 2021.

The completion of this transmission infrastructure shall result in the increase power supply of 450 MW from national grid to the KE power network during summers when load demand is high.

It is pertinent to mention here that on Tuesday (today) the Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee announced that the crescent for the month of Ramadan has been sighted in Pakistan.

Pakistan will observe the first day of Ramadan on Wednesday, April 14 after Chairman Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee, Maulana Abdul Khabeer Azad made the announcement after the session in Peshawar.

Whereas, Saudi Arabia and parts of Europe have observed the first day of Ramadan on April 13.

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