Speaking about this, the government said that after the power supply was stopped, its maintenance work is going on. Power supply is expected to start soon. According to Pakistani media, this mass power cut is due to a fault in the national grid.
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Metro service has been affected due to power outage. So the passengers are facing a big problem. The entire city and Rawalpindi have also been plunged into darkness due to the shutdown of power supply at 117 grid stations of the Islamabad Electricity Supply Company. It is predicted that it may take a long time to restore power supply.
Pakistan in darkness
Pakistan plunged into darkness due to power cut is also in darkness due to many other problems. Due to the heavy loss of wheat crop in the country, the prices of wheat and wheat flour have become expensive. Not only wheat, people in the country are also struggling to buy pulses and oil. The power supply situation has been poor for the past several months.
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The government of Pakistan has ordered the closure of markets in the city from 8 pm to avoid power cuts and deal with power shortages. Pakistani people have to pay almost four times more price for electricity compared to India.