Asad Umar said that before the summer of 2021, Karachi will have additional power of 550 MW.

KARACHI (Dunya News) – Federal Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar while announcing an end to unannounced loadshedding in Karachi from Sunday, said that government has increased supply of furnace oil and gas to K-Electric.

Asad Umar, while talking to media, revealed that power supply will be gradually increased in the city every year with an 18% increase in coming year. He added that NEPRA will issue report on unannounced loadshedding in Karachi within 3 to 4 days and government will implement its decision.

The Federal Minister said that the gas supply to K-Electric is being increased to 290 million cubic feet and supply of furnace oil has also been increased as Bin Qasim Power plant can be operated on the oil. Three-quarters of Karachi will be provided uninterrupted power, he announced.

Asad Umar added that before the summer of 2021, Karachi will have additional power of 550 MW and after 2 years the additional power supply to Karachi will be at 1350 MW.