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Deputy speaker NA stresses for ensuring uninterrupted gas supply to consumers

ISLAMABAD: Deputy Speaker National Assembly Qasim Suri on Tuesday said all possible steps should be taken to ensure uninterrupted gas supply to consumers.

“Consumers in Quetta and the adjourning areas have been facing problem of low gas pressure,” he said while talking to Managing Director Sui Southern Gas Company Limited Muhammad Amin Rajpoot in Islamabad.

The deputy speaker directed the managing director SSGCL to immediately solve the issue of low gas pressure in Quetta and review heavy bills sent to the consumers.

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The MD SSGCL informed Suri of the measures being taken to address low gas pressure in Quetta.

He said two ongoing projects of laying transmission lines from Zargoon Road to Sattelite Town and from Sibbi Road to Mastung Road will be completed by June next year, which would solve the low gas pressure issue of Quetta on permanent basis.

A day earlier, Minister for Petroleum Ghulam Sarwar Khan said that people would not face gas load-shedding during winter season this year.

“Gas is being provided to the industry continuously and subsidy will be provided on bills from October 16 till June next year,” the minister said while talking to newsmen in Lahore.

Ghulam Sarwar Khan announced that subsidy would also be provided to fertiliser industry till March next year.



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