Nawaz flies to Karachi, inquiry into electricity begins

Nawaz flies to Karachi, inquiry into electricity begins

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 Nawaz flies to Karachi, inquiry into electricity begins   Nawaz flies to Karachi, inquiry into electricity begins  SLAMABAD / KARACHI: Prime Minister Nawaz has prepared to fly to Karachi to investigate how heatwave caused thousands of deaths in Sindh.The Sindh government alleges that the heatwave was exasperated by the power crisis in the country and the federal government has reigned on its election promise of putting out outages within six months, as per reports.Premier Nawaz Sharif is expected to visit Karachi either on Monday or Tuesday to discuss the heatwave  aftermath and other issues, his office confirmed on Saturday.indh Information Minister Sharjeel Memon called out the federal government and K-Electric over what he termed their failure to provide uninterrupted power supply to residents of Sindh.While addressing the media at the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital, where incidentally the power was out, Memon said it was K-Electric’s responsibility to replace the existing dilapidated system with an efficient one at all costs.K-Electric did nothing to install new wires and grid stations on the mere pretext of line losses,” he said, adding that he “money that it received on account of bills was not used to rid the city of the outages.”The minister further claimed that the power company was in the hands of ineligible officers who did not have good intentions.K-Electric is indeed responsible for outages even at the hospitals as they claim to have exempted them from load-shedding.Memon also accused the federal government saying it did nothing about the “discrimination” Sindh faced in terms of receiving efficient power supply.There has been no respite in load-shedding particularly in villages where the dwellers face even 20 hours of load-shedding,” he said.He claimed that the provincial government is taking all measures to help people out of the misery in the scorching heat.“From this hospital, we identified at least 40 ghost employees and terminated their services.”

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