CM Sindh cites prolonged power outages, inflated bills as serious issues.

KARACHI -- Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah Thursday identified prolonged power outages and inflated bills as two serious issues in the province.

During a meeting with Federal Minister for Power Khurram Dastagir, the chief minister took up the matter regarding the prolonged load-shedding in the rural areas of the province.

The chief minister said that there were two serious issues in the rural areas of the province.

'On the one hand, there was a power outage for over 12 hours a day and on the other hand, inflated bills are issued to people,' he said, urging the federal minister to issue necessary directives to the Hyderabad Electric Supply Company (HESCO) and Sukkur Electric Supply Company (SEPCO) authorities to resolve them.

The federal minister assured Shah that both the issues would be resolved on a priority basis. In the first phase, the...

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