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Electricity shortfall to increase : Khawaja Asif

20 December, 2013

LAHORE: Federal Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Asif has cautioned that the domestic consumers would face more load shedding unwillingly for few weeks.

Talking to the media here, Asif said that due to closure of canals and reduction in gas supply to power stations‚ electricity shortfall will increase that will result in loadshedding.

"Gas supply has been increased to the industrial sector; therefore‚ supply to the power stations is being reduced", he added.

Khawaja Asif issued this statement over expected increase in power outages by National Transmission and Despatch Company (NTDC).

He apologized the nation in advance for this inconvenience.

He also appealed to the domestic consumers to save the electricity.

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