Ban on new gas schemes for Parliamentarians lifted: Minister


ISLAMABAD, May 5 (APP): Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Thursday apprised the National Assembly Standing Committee on Petroleum and Natural Resources that Prime Minister had lifted ban on launching of new gas schemes for the Parliamentarians.
The meeting held here under the chairmanship of Chaudhry Bilal Ahmed Virk to discuss the current status of ongoing gas schemes of Parliamentarians, defaulting Industrial Consumers, Industrial Consumers involved in theft of gas and allocation of HSD/Motor Gasoline in the last week of each month to PSO retail stations.
He said that 38 percent gas had been added in the system after the import of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG).