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ISLAMABD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has taken notice of the power breakdown in the country as minister for Energy Khurram Dastgir promises restoration of power supply by tonight.
According to a statement issued by the Prime Minister Office, the Prime Minister constituted a high-level committee for investigation into the matter.
He also sought report from the Minister for Energy Khurram Dastgir in this regard.
Expressing his annoyance, he said it should be apprised as to why such a big breakdown of electricity took place in the country. The Prime Minister directed to immediately restore the power supply.
Meanwhile, Minister for Energy Khurram Dastgir Khan says that the power supply will be restored in the entire country by tonight.
In a message, he said all technical teams of the Power Division have been mobilized to restore the power supply. He said the power transmission system is intact and we are trying to restart power generation plants.
The Minister said power supply in parts of Balochistan and Punjab has been restored, while partial restoration of power supply to K-Electric has also begun.
He said on the directions of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, a three-member inquiry team has been constituted to investigate the causes behind the breakdown.



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