No load-shedding during Sehr, Iftar in Ramazan, decides committee

No load-shedding during Sehr, Iftar in Ramazan, decides committee

Islamabad (Agencies): The Cabinet Committee on Energy has decided that there would be no load-shedding during Sehr and Iftar timings in Ramazan.


The decision was taken at a meeting of the Committee in Islamabad on Thursday with (then) Finance Minister Asad Umar in the chair.

The Committee directed the Power Division to ensure uninterrupted supply of power during the holy month.

The Committee expressed concern over complaints of longer duration of load shedding in rural areas and asked the Power Division to adopt uniform policy for load management in urban and rural areas and no discrimination should be made in this regard.

The Power Division presented its Internal Audit Report on quarterly Indexation by NEPRA.

The report found that NEPRA had used high exchange rates during determination of quarterly indexation.