PPP ask NEPRA not to sell elec­tric­ity in bulk

Pakistan Observer - - KARACHI CITY -

KARACHI—Pak­istan Peo­ple’s Party (PPP) Par­lia­men­tary leader in Se­nate of Pak­istan Sen­a­tor Saeed Ghani, Sen­a­tor Dr Karim Khawaja and Sen­a­tor Ajiz Dhamra have ex­pressed their grave con­cern over NEPRA’s de­ci­sion which al­lows the power pro­duc­ing pri­vate com­pa­nies to sell elec­tric­ity in bulk amount to the big buy­ers of elec­tric­ity such as fac­to­ries, com­pa­nies and hous­ing projects.

The power pro­duc­ing com­pa­nies un­der this typ­i­cal per­mis­sion for sale of elec­tric­ity in bulk amount would fur­ther de­te­ri­o­rate the on­go­ing power cri­sis. With this par­tic­u­lar de­ci­sion, res­i­den­tial and com­mer­cial con­sumers of elec­tric­ity in Karachi, the eco­nomic hub of Pak­istan, would em­brace un­to­ward wave of un­rest and ag­i­ta­tion.—NNI

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