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Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Pakistan is facing severe electricity supply shortages, causing forced power outages over the last decade. The major causes behind the increasing gap between supply and demand are mainly increases in electricity demand on the one hand and depleting energy resources and financial constraints on the other. Power outages can vary in duration depending on the cause and the efforts of the electricity authorities to restore power. In some cases, outages may last for a few hours, while in other instances, they can extend for several hours or even longer.

The electricity problem in Pakistan is a complex issue that requires a multi-faceted approach for a long-term solution. Some potential steps that can be taken include investing in infrastructure upgrades and maintenance, promoting renewable energy sources, improving governance and transparency in the energy sector, and encouraging energy conservation and efficiency. It is important for the government, energy authorities, and citizens to work together to address this issue and find sustainable solutions.

Huma Anjum

Rawalpindi