It has been 16 hours since the long breakdown of electricity across the country, electricity could not be restored in most areas, in Lahore after 15 hours electricity was restored in different areas.
Due to prolonged power breakdown across the country, from Karachi to Peshawar, from Gilgit to Gwadar, the entire country lost power at 7:30 am today. People spent the whole day without electricity. Attempts were made to restore power more than once, but in vain.
In total, more than 16 hours of power outage passed across the country, during which an attempt to restore power from Warsak Dam from Peshawar also failed.
The reason for the power outage could not be known, there was a time during the day that there was not even a single unit of electricity in the entire country.
Due to the power outage, the work of the textile industry came to a standstill across the country, operations in various hospitals were postponed, while water supply from Dhabiji to Karachi was stopped.
Karachi: The entire city is affected by the shortfall of 1000 MW from the National Grid
3200 megawatts of electricity is required in summer and 2200 megawatts in winter, K Electric could not provide more than 1000 megawatts of electricity due to breakdown.
Power restored in various areas of Korangi No. 5, Federal B Area, partially restored in some areas of Gulshan Iqbal.
Power supply has been restored on Gulshan Iqbal Abul Hasan Isfahani Road, power supply has also been restored in some blocks of Gulistan Johar.
Power was partially restored in Defense Phase One, Bahadurabad, Sharafabad, Dhuraji.
Taking notice of the power outage, Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif established a high-level investigation committee.
Energy Minister Khurram Dastgir claims that electricity has been restored in some areas of Balochistan and Punjab, electricity will be restored throughout the country by night, according to experts, complete restoration will be possible by morning.
K Electric says that electricity will be restored in Karachi when electricity comes from the National Grid.