PM directs power ministry to reduce load-shedding by half

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ISLAMABAD, Nov 7 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Monday directed the Ministry of Water and Power to reduce duration of load-shedding by half in the country.
According to a PM House statement, the Prime Minister said that the load-shedding should be reduced by half that is three hours urban and four hours rural from November 8 onward.
However, in areas where majority does not pay electricity bills or low recovery areas, load-shedding will be the same, the statement added.
The Prime Minister has tasked the Secretary Water & Power to effectively implement the decision first on trial basis.