ISLAMABAD, May 20 (APP): Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Asif on Thursday said that the government is upgrading electricity transmission system across the country.

The minister, in a tweet, said new power lines and grids would help add more electricity in the system.

Meanwhile, total generation of the electricity stood at around 16,700 MW electricity while demand remained 19,000 MW, thus shortfall of electricity stood 2,300 MW.