Uninterrupted power supply during Ramadan: Nasrul

Published: April 24, 2019 21:51:57 | Updated: April 27, 2019 20:57:29

State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid has said uninterrupted electricity supply will be ensured across the country during the upcoming holy month of Ramadan.

 “We are trying to not only ensure uninterrupted electricity supply during the Tarabi prayers in Ramadan, but also ensure it round the clock in the holy month,” he said.

The junior minister came up with the statement while replying to a supplementary question made by treasury bench lawmaker Benajir Ahmed of Dhaka-20 constituency in the parilament on Wednesday, reports BSS.

The government is also trying to ensure uninterrupted gas supply during the Ramadan, the state minister added.

Replying to the starred question, Hamid said the government has taken various initiatives to prevent misuse of electricity.

The initiatives include encouraging the people not to use air condition (AC), electric iron and water pump and avoid lighting at shops, shopping malls, residential houses and commercial buildings, awareness campaigns, observance of the National Power Week and organising power fair.

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