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    June 08, 2016



Mastuj Sub Division will get electricity soon.... DC

By Zahiruddin

CHITRAL: Deputy Commissioner Chitral Osama Ahmed Warraich has said that the Mastuj sub-division of Chitral will start getting electricity from the national grid where 16 thousand households were without electric power supply for the last eleven months as the Reshun hydro power station was swept away by glacial lake outburst flood in July 25 last.

Talking to Chitral Times here on Tuesday, he said that the chief engineer of Peshawar Electric Supply Company, after visiting Chitral the other day has declared the connection of upper Chitral with national grid quite possible and the connection process may take a month.

He said that the chief engineer had arrived here on the direction of Chairman WAPDA, Zafar Mahmud, who was approached by the people of upper Chitral with the request for power supply from the national grid as the reconstruction of Reshun power station may take a year or more.

Mr. Warraich said the PESCO engineer has also assured that the issue of the low voltage for Chitral city from the national grid will also be solved by installing a number of additional gadgets in the local grid station.

He said that the issue of electricity supply to the upper Chitral had become a potential source of breach of peace and tranquility of the area taking out procession had become the order of the day.



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