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Load shedding up to 9 hours in Karachi

Load shedding up to 9 hours in Karachi

KARACHI: The Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC) has increased unscheduled load shedding for the residents of the city to as much as nine hours a day, citing shortage of gas-supply to its power plants as the reason. However, the Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) has actually increased gas supply to KESC by 40mmcf.
The KESC has extended the duration of power shutdowns even though the electricity demand in the city has reduced. Besides the six-hour daily scheduled load shedding,

APTMA opposes proposed gas load shedding

LAHORE: All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) has strongly opposed the proposed gas load shedding for industry twice a week, likely to further burden exporters at a time when the European Union (EU) is giving considerable market access to Pakistan.
In a letter to the Federal Ministry Petroleum & Natural Resources, the Acting Chairman APTMA Shehzad Ali Khan said the curtailment of gas to the textile industry is unacceptable, as it would not only undermine the textile