KATI seeks end to load shedding in industries


KARACHI: President Korangi Association of Trade. & Industry Sheikh Umer Rehan urged K-electric to end unannounced load shedding of electricity in industrial areas as the interruption of power supply causes drastic effects on industrial production and exports, says a Press release.
He said that K-electric explains that due to unavailability of furnace oil and gas power generation for the city got affected, this raises questions over performance of Ministry of petroleum and energy.
He also noted that during this pandemic many effect people are in self-isolation at their homes, power outages can cause great deal of trouble for those patients too.
He said that industry already facing crisis due to economic conditions of the country and coronavirus, in these times power outages directly affecting the industry and the economy as well. “Power supply should be considered as the top priority for the national economy and prosperity” he added.