Petroleum Ministry decides to reduce gas load shedding in Sindh, Punjab
ISLAMABAD: Ministry of Petroleum has decided to reduce the span of gas load management in Sindh from 3 to days a week, whilst the CNG stations in Punjab will be provided gas throughout the week during specific hours – ARY News reports.
According to details, Ministry of Petroleum has decided to please the CNG consumers by reducing the gas load management in Sindh and Punjab. It was also told that the gas load shedding will further be reduced.
The Government of Pakistan and the CNG Association achieved a consensus over all the issues and the Minister of Petroleum, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will soon make an announcement in this regard.
The decision was made after a prolonged meeting chaired by the Minister of Petroleum, at which the Chairman of Pakistan CNG Association Punjab chapter, Mian Shahid and Sindh chapter's Chairman, Shabbir Suleman were also present.
In Punjab, gas will be supplied to the consumers on trial basis, throughout the week during specific hours, whereas no load-shedding will be carried out on Sundays.
Gas supply to CNG stations in Sindh will be continued for 5 days a week.
Moreover, the MD of Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) and CNG Association representatives will hold negotiations on Monday, regarding the gas load management as per the new schedule.