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Power crisis in Pakistan, telecom companies warn to stop mobile and internet service

Companies say that continuous power cuts are causing major disruption in their operations. Regarding this, now the government has also made the people of the country aware of this warning.

Pakistan , which is facing economic crisis, is now surrounded by electricity crisis as well. Meanwhile, telecommunications companies of Pakistan have written a letter to the government, warning them to stop mobile and internet service in the country in the coming days.

Companies say that continuous power cuts are causing major disruption in their operations. Regarding this, now the government has also made the people of the country aware of this warning.

NITB tweeted the information

Pakistan’s National Information Technology Board (NITB) has informed about the warning given by telecom companies by tweeting.

NITB wrote in a tweet, ‘Telecom operators operating in Pakistan have warned of shutdown of mobile and internet services due to prolonged power outage across the country . They say that the power cut is creating problems and hurdles in their operations.

Prime Minister Shahbaz also warned of load shedding

Let us inform that on Monday, Pakistani Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif had also warned the country that he may face load shedding in July. Pakistan could not get the required liquefied natural gas (LNG) supplies, although the coalition government is trying to make the deal possible.

According to the report, Pakistan’s monthly fuel oil imports reached a four-year high in June.

Why did the power crisis arise in Pakistan?

The biggest reason behind the power crisis in Pakistan has been its failure to agree on a deal for the supply of natural gas next month.

The tenders for July were canceled due to high prices and low participation.

According to a data, Pakistan is struggling to buy LNG for power generation, which is increasing demand and also increasing the risk of widespread blackouts.

Government made many efforts to save electricity

The Government of Pakistan has started efforts to save electricity. Under this, the working hours of government employees have been cut and factories, big factories and shopping malls have been ordered to be closed in various cities including Karachi.

Government in talks with Qatar for additional LNG – Finance Minister

Pakistan’s Finance Minister Mifta Ismail said, “The government is in talks with Qatar to get additional cargo with the agreement of five cargoes per month of LNG made in 2016 and three cargoes per month in 2021. If the talks are successful then There will be hope of getting some relief in the power crisis.

Let us tell you that the inflation rate in Pakistan reached double digits in July, which is the highest increase in almost six years.


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Pakistan has also appealed to people to drink less tea

Let us tell you that the Government of Pakistan had appealed to the citizens to drink less tea on June 15 amid the ongoing economic crisis in the country.

Union Minister Ehsan Iqbal had said that Pakistanis can reduce the consumption of tea by one or two cups a day, as the import of tea is putting an economic burden on the government.

Let us tell you that Pakistan is the world’s largest tea importer and due to inflation, it is becoming difficult to buy tea.

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