[QODLink]
Central & South Asia

Pakistan pottery makers seek attention

One of key issues in Pakistan polls is chronic power shortage affecting industries, including pottery.

Last Modified: 09 May 2013 10:31
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback

Pakistan goes to the polls in two days, and one of the key issues facing voters is a chronic power shortage.

The energy crisis is affecting many industries, including pottery - one of the oldest in Multan.

Pottery making is a centuries old craft handed down from generation to generation, but it is in serious crisis due to the chronic electricity shortage.

Al Jazeera's Imtiaz Tyab reports from ancient city of Multan in Punjab province.

75

Source:
Al Jazeera
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback
Topics in this article
Country
City
Featured on Al Jazeera
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
Featured
In Vietnam, 40 percent of all pregnancies are terminated each year, a rate that health officials are hoping to reduce.
Ivory Coast tackles internet fraud scourge, but analysts say criminals continue to outsmart authorities.
In US study, MIT scientists changed the emotions linked to specific memories in mice.
The seizure of the Tabqa airbase highlights the Islamic State's consolidation of power in eastern Syria, analysts say.
Traditional spring festival blossoms outside India through fun runs, raves and TV commercials.
join our mailing list