Most parts of country energized after breakdown: Energy Minister.

ISLAMABAD -- Minister for Energy Omar Ayub Khan has said most parts of the country were energized after the major breakdown occurred last night due to sudden drop of frequency in the national grid from fifty to zero. Addressing a news conference here on Sunday, he said teams are working to restore power supply across the country. He said during the past tenures, no attention was paid towards improvement of transmission system on modern lines. He said the technical faults occur due to outdated system as no effort was made in the past to upgrade transmission lines. The Minister said 10,300 megawatt power supply was in the national grid last...

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