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PM Khan approves dismissal of SSGC, SNGC managing directors

ISLAMABAD: The Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCE) on Tuesday recommended for forthwith dismissal of the Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) and the Sui Northern Gas Company (SNGC) Managing Directors (MDs) for their incompetence which led to a gas crisis in the country, ARY News reported. An inquiry report on the gas crisis experienced last month was presented in the meeting chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan, with Finance Minister Asad Umar, Minister for Petroleum Ghulam Sarwar Khan, Power Minister Umar Ayub Khan, Minister…

Cabinet body nods ‘restructuring process’ in PIA

ISLAMABAD: The Cabinet Committee on Privatization (CCoP), which met here at the PM Office on Friday with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in chair, gave go-head to the proposal for initiating restructuring process in Pakistan International Airlines Corporation (PIA). The go-ahead was given after a detailed presentation on PIACL and the discussion that followed in the meeting which addressed issues related to PIACL and Pakistan Steel Mills (PSMC). It was decided during the meeting to segregate core and non-core…

No power shutdowns on account of uplift works in Ramazan: cabinet body approves

ISLAMABAD: Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCE) unanimously approved on Tuesday that no power shutdowns will be carried out on account of development works during Ramazan. The meeting chaired by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad decided that factors including increase in use of electric appliances because of economic prosperity and behavioral patterns of power consumers should be included in the estimation of projected power demands. CCE accorded in-principle approval for establishment of a new LNG based 1,200 MW…