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No gas load shedding being carried out, NA told

No gas load shedding being carried out, NA told

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly was informed on Tuesday that no gas load shedding is being carried out in any part of the country.Responding to a calling attention notice moved by Agha Hassan Baloch, Minister for Petroleum Ghulam Sarwar Khan admitted there is issue of low gas pressure in different cities.He said Sui Southern Gas Pipelines Limited […]

Petroleum Division gears up to deal with likely gas crisis in Punjab

Petroleum Division gears up to deal with likely gas crisis in Punjab

ISLAMABAD: The Petroleum Division is set to table a plan before the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the cabinet for giving direct subsidy to state-run Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) on supply of imported gas to the consumers.The plan comes ahead of a gas crisis that is likely to hit over 50% of domestic consumers […]

Price disparity: Tax cut on LPG imports turns locally produced gas expensive

Price disparity: Tax cut on LPG imports turns locally produced gas expensive

KARACHI: The government’s decision on reducing taxes on the import of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) has liberalised imports and made the locally produced gas very expensive.The reduction in taxes has made imported gas cheaper by up to Rs21 per kilogramme to Rs95 for the distributors compared to the one locally produced and sold at Rs116 per […]

Protest in Multan against gas load shedding despite overbilling

Protest in Multan against gas load shedding despite overbilling

MULTAN  – Citizens in Multan on Tuesday, staged protest against continuous gas outages despite overbilling.During protest, enraged locals blocked different roads for traffic and demanded resumption of proper gas supply.The situation worsened as case alleging GM Sui gas of illegally supplying gas to the users surfaced.The protesters have asked Prime Minister Imran Khan to take […]

No ban on new gas connections: NA told

No ban on new gas connections: NA told

ISLAMABAD :Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Sheikh Aftab Ahmed on Tuesday apprised the National Assembly that there was no ban on provision of new gas connections adding Sui Southern Gas Company Limited (SSGCL) was providing connections on first come first serve basis. Replying to a Calling Attention Notice raised by Nazir Ahmed Bughio regarding non-provision of […]

Suspected gas attack on Syria’s rebel-held Idlib kills at least 35: Observatory

Suspected gas attack on Syria’s rebel-held Idlib kills at least 35: Observatory

A suspected gas attack by Syrian government or Russian jets killed at least 35 people, including nine children, in the northwestern province of Idlib on Tuesday, a British-based war monitoring group said. The Syrian army could not immediately be reached for comment. Damascus has repeatedly denied using chemical weapons. The attack caused many people to […]

Gas leakage ignites fire in Lahore house, woman killed

Gas leakage ignites fire in Lahore house, woman killed

LAHORE: A woman succumbed to her injuries on Monday after a house caught fire in Johar Town. According to the police, Lahore Development Authority school teacher Shumaila, was cooking in the kitchen when a fire broke out due to gas leakage. Husband Asif and four-year old daughter Aila sustained injuries while attempting to save Shumaila. […]