According to ARY News, Federal Energy Minister Khurram Dastgir has said in a press conference in Islamabad that after the breakdown, the power restoration process has started, whether the breakdown was an accident or there was some other reason for it. The report will come in three days and third party verification of the inquiry will also be done.
Khurram Dastgir said that the thread of democracy is hardly holding in the country, we consider ourselves fully accountable to the parliament, if the parliament wants to take action, it must take action, so far something related to the involvement of human hands in this matter. Can’t say, the purpose of the press conference is to convey the truth to the people.
He said that after the breakdown, the power restoration process has started, they are restoring it in the same way as the tripping happened, 8 thousand megawatts of electricity went out of the system, out of which 5 thousand megawatts have been restored so far. Electricity has been partially restored till Sabi, electricity has been restored in Faisalabad and Multan, we are trying to restore the system completely from 7 to 8 pm.
Khurram Dastgir said that 2 lines of 500 KV tripped at 9:16 am today, faults in the system cannot be prevented, however tripping of two lines at the same time is a serious matter, an inquiry will be conducted, preliminary report of the inquiry team Will receive by evening
The federal minister said that the disruptions in the electricity system that occurred this morning are being quickly removed, efforts were made to remove the technical faults immediately, the north of the country has been protected from breakdowns, wherever tripping occurred. While these plants are being restarted, power has been partially restored in Sukkur, while power restoration is a priority in Quetta, Karachi and Hyderabad.
He said that the tripping of power plants caused disruption in the power transmission system, there is no fault in the system of Karachi city, only 1000 megawatts supply to Karachi was stopped from the National Grid, electricity has not been fully restored in HESCO yet. .
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