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Shahbaz Sharif to avoid doing politics on load shedding:Kaira

Minister for Information and Broadcasting Qamar Zaman Kaira has said that no power plant running on fuel is closed due to the shortage of oil.
Talking to the media persons along with Minister for Water and Power Chaudhry Ahmad Mukhtar in Muzaffargarh on Monday‚ he said supply of oil to the plants have been increased to twenty five thousand metric tonne from twelve thousand metric tonne to operate the power plants in maximum capacity.
Kaira said supply of oil to the plants have been increased to 25‚000 metric tonne from 12‚000 metric tonne to operate the power plants in maximum capacity
The Information Minister said windstorm damaged main lines of 500 KV and 220 KVs in Muzaffargarh‚ causing loss of 1800 megawatt. He said two lines have been restored which have added 1100 megawatt of electricity to the national grid. By this evening‚ 350 power plant of Lal Peer will also be restored. Besides two power plants of Chasma have also resumed production due to which power generation capacity has improved and stabilized.
The Information Minister asked the Punjab Chief Minister to avoid doing politics on the issue of load shedding. He said under the 18th amendment‚ the provinces are empowered to generate electricity on their own.
To a question‚ Qamar Zaman Kaira said the government has started short‚ medium and long

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