The third extension in gas suspension encompasses seven days of the current week without CNG which the association says may lead to conflict
Both leaders discussed regional security situation including US-Iran standoff.
He urged world bodies to play their due role in averting any conflict in the region.
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he hoped the United States was not heading to war with Iran as he prepared to meet with Switzerland President Ueli Maurer, whose nation has served as a diplomatic conduit between the two countries.
"Leaderships of India & Pak need to decide if we want to lead our nations towards peace & prosperity or conflict," Asad Umar said.
'Let's work together to avert the current escalating situation between both the neighbours'
Asad Umar also expressed hope that there were no questions left about Pakistan's capability and its will to defend the country.
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