Power Supply to Karachi Normalized Following Nationwide Interruption - Press Release issued by K-Electric.

Karachi -- January 25, 2023 (PPI-OT)

Following is the text of press release issued by K-Electric


Power supply to Karachi including residential, commercial and industrial zones, KWSB Water pumping stations, Airport, and major hospitals was normalized by early Tuesday afternoon through KE's consistent efforts and close collaboration between KE management and National Grid authorities. On Monday morning, a wide part of the country's power network was impacted due to a reported sudden problem in the National Grid network which triggered a cascading effect.

KE teams immediately began restoration efforts after confirming that its network was safe, channeling electricity to the citywide network of 71 grids. The first priority was to restore power supply to strategic installations such as pumping stations, hospitals and the international airport etc. KE management also remained in close contact with NTDC authorities to re-establish the connection between Karachi and National Grid, which sped up the restoration process.

Speaking on the occasion, CEO K-Electric Moonis Alvi stated, "I am grateful to the Federal Minister for Energy Engr. Khurram Dastagir Khan who took an active interest in the restoration efforts and remained in contact with us throughout. We also...

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