ISLAMABAD: MD PEPCO, Rasul Khan Mahsud has clearly stated that load shedding would not be ending anytime soon. According to Mahsusd, load shedding cannot be eliminated under the current circumstances.
He told that there will be no ending of Load shedding seen under the current situations.
Mahsud also spoke about statements made by the Water and Power Minister regarding the elimination of load shedding and said he was astonished when he heard them.
Speaking to the media MD PEPCO said there was an electricity shortfall due to unavailability of fuel.
Mahsud claimed that 4,000-5,000 MW could be added to the national grid if fuel was supplied.
Secretary Water and Power, Imtiaz Qazi who was also present at the news conference said that six thermal power plants were closed due to the unavailability of fuel and if these plants were operational then 1,400 MW could be added to the national grid.