CEO, KESC, Tabish Gohar then assured that load shedding in residential areas would be reduced in Karachi from first of Ramadan. He said three hours load shedding would be carried out in those areas where electricity was not stolen while four and a half hours load shedding would be carried out in areas where electricity was stolen.
Gohar also assured that no load shedding would be carried out during the times of Sehr and Aftar.
In a high level meeting with the representatives of KESC and SSGC (Sui Southern Gas Company) and Governor Sindh Dr Ishratul Ebad Khan on Friday, Dr Asim Hussain said that only one week would be given to the defaulters to pay their electric dues.
Dr Hussain warned that electricity would be cut to all those firms who have to pay their electric dues. He also stressed that not a single institute would be provided free electricity.
He also informed that dues on KESC and Water Board have been collecting. He said that gas shortage would be removed by the end of 2012.
The minister said that government of Pakistan could not provide subsidy at everything.
Tabish Gohar informed in the high-level meeting that technical faults in PMTs caused to electricity suspensions.