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Karachi’s export industry facing adversity due to gas load shedding, low pressure

KARACHI: Export Industry owners facing adversity as they are unable to deliver their export orders due to gas load shedding and low pressure in Karachi, ARY News reported on Monday.

As per details, gas crises have intensified in several parts of the metropolis, as winter began which is causing hurdles for the domestic and industrial units.

President Site Association Saleem Parekh has said they are facing huge lose due to gas load shedding and low pressure in the city.

“Export session is being badly affected, we are unable to deliver orders as Christmas is right on the corner,” said Saleem Parekh.

Meanwhile, spokesperson of the Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) has said gas pressure has dropped due to technical faults in the fields, efforts underway to resume supply at its full capacity, he added.

It is pertinent to mention here that Minister for Petroleum Ghulam Sarwar Khan, on December 4, had said that people would not face gas load-shedding during winter season this year.

Related: Karachi suffers gas loadshedding, low pressure

“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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