Afghanistan’s power utility company, Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS) on Thursday said that importing electricity from Uzbekistan to Afghanistan has been fully reconnected, ending blackout in 16 provinces.
DABS said in a statement that there was a 60% reduction in electricity in the past two days, citing a technical problem in the Teli Marjan plant in Uzbekistan.
Afghanistan still imports up to 80% of its electricity from central Asian countries and produces only 20% from domestic resources.
However, on Wednesday (DABS) said that Uzbekistan has cut electricity deliveries to Afghanistan by 60% without any coordination with them.
The DABS said the decrease in importing electricity from Uzbekistan has caused blackouts in 16 provinces, including Kabul, the capital city.
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