PTI ends 6 days sit-in and protests against K Electric after assurances from Governor Sindh. The protest was called off after a high delegation meeting at Governor House after which Governor Sindh and Federal Minister Asad Umar reached the protest site.
Talking to media, Asad Umar told that from tomorrow, unannounced load-shedding will be ended. All relevant supplies are increased to ensure it. Karachi will get 550 MW electricity before 2021 summers which will be 1300 additional. More 800 MW will be added before 2023.
“K electric is a private body which was privatized by the former government. We are responsible for people’s grievances and their resolution. We will take over if we deem it appropriate since PTI government didn’t make agreement with the company”, he announced.
Governor Sindh Imran Ismail said that he will take up the issue of over-billing to NEPRA. PM Khan called me to resolve the issue with involving all stakeholders.
He assured that there would now be no unannounced power outage in the city.
MNA and central party leader Aftab Siddiqui welcomed the governor and federal minister on the protest and warmly thanked the workers for making the protest successful and resolving the issue.
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