Its minister told Shafak News: Electricity needs 20 trillion dinars annually
Karim told Shafak News Agency, "The Ministry of Electricity has an annual plan to conduct periodic maintenance of electrical stations, and maintenance is usually done in the winter for the purpose of preparing for the summer."
He added, "Unfortunately, the budget is not available to the Ministry of Electricity, given that the outgoing parliament has reduced the budget allocated to the Ministry of Electricity, causing a problem for the ministry."
The Minister of Electricity pointed out that "the ministry annually needs a maximum of 20 trillion dinars to purchase gas and energy and to perform maintenance on electrical stations."
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