KE Will Not Waive Off Bills for Providing Uninterrupted Power Supply

March 23, 2020 4:07 pm

Web Desk ::K-Electric (KE) has refused on Sunday to waive off the bills for providing uninterrupted power supply.
The directives to waive off the bills was given by the CM of Sindh Murad Ali Shah. He has asked to waive off the bills for the citizens for the current month and to charge the dues as instalments over the span of next 10 months as the businesses and offices remain closed due to the lockdown imposed amid coronavirus outbreak.
As per a spokesperson of the K-Electric, the due dates for the bills under Rs.4,000 have been extended and that the users could pay their dues by the 10th of April after the development.
The spokesperson said that although the organization is facing issues, the KE is offering uninterrupted power supply to the citizens. For ensuring the uninterrupted supply buying fuel is necessary.
The KE representative have said that the officials of the provincial and federal government have yet to pay Rs.240 billion worth of dues.
Previously, the CM of Sindh has said that the KE is not to charge people who have bills under Rs.5,000 for the present month. The same had been stated by the Sindh Education Minister, Saeed Ghani.
He had also mentioned that they would be asking the cable operators not to charge dues for the month. He also said that they are also telling the landlords not to ask for the rent payments for a month and receive it next month via some kind of instalment system.
He further added that via this measure, they are anticipating that people would be offered relief of nearly Rs.6,000 to Rs.10,000 per person.

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