KANDHKOT: Country is once again reached in stone ages as after the critical crises of petrol, the giant of load shedding have captured the many areas of country where electricity supply has been failed due to tripping of 11 units of Tharmal power plants of Guddu Power Plant.
According to sources the power plants units shut down due to harsh weather as dense fog caused 11 units of the Guddu Thermal Power Plant to shut down on Tuesday.
Another reason was also told that the leakage in gas pipeline also caused system shut down at Guddu.
The tripping of these 11 units caused suspension of electricity for 12 hours in various areas of Sindh, Balochistan and Punjab. Authorities said the units will be restored as soon as the gas leakage is repaired.
Earlier on Monday the Minister of Water and Power had claimed that in coming three days the load shedding will be reduced to zero and government is taking sold steps to overcome the situation.
Khawaja Asif also admitted that no doubt recent tragedy in power supply system has jolted the system badly but government will overcome the issue. He admitted the there are crises in Pakistan and may be it will take two to three years to completely reduced load shedding to zero.
Talking about the recent steps of government about load shedding he told media that government has asked help from China State Grid through embassy and it will take Chinese team maximum three days to take over the system for repairment.
He promised that load shedding in industrial sector will also be overcomed in three days as government has sufficient stock of furnace oil.
Immediate after his all promises the shutting down of 11 units of Guddu Barage is a big question mark on government performance.
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