200 MW of additional electricity to be provided to K-Electric: Omar Ayub

Federal Minister for Energy Omar Ayub, on Thursday, announced that the federal government will provide an additional 200 megawatts of electricity to K-Electric.

Speaking on the floor of National Assembly, the federal minister announced that in wake of current power shortage in the metropolitan city of Karachi, the federal government will be providing an additional 200 megawatts of electricity to the city’s sole distributor K-Electric, to cope up with the increase demand.

Expressing his views on the fuel shortage claims made by K-Electric, Omar Ayub stated that thirty thousand metric tons of furnace oil and 100 mmcfd gas has already been provided to K-Electric which can essentially generate 200 megawatts of electricity.

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In addition to it, Mr Ayub also revealed that the federal government, currently, is already providing 100 megawatts of additional electricity to K-Electric than the original agreement between the two.