Govt. lauded for reopening CNG stations in winter after seven
Chitral Times Report
LAHORE: The All Pakistan CNG Association (APCNGA) on Monday
lauded government for resuming supply to CNG outlets in Punjab
after a gas of seven years giving it a new lease of life.
The decision has saved tens of thousands of jobs and Rs 300 billion
investment in that sector for which Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and
Petroleum Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi deserve credit, said Ghiyas
Paracha, central leader of APCNGA.
He said that the decision was taken on the back of ample supply
which proves the success of LNG policy which is helping people
despite some troubles.
Ghiyas Paracha said that APCNGA is also trying to import LNG for
CNG filling stations which will reduce price, ensure continued
availability and settle instability.
He said that flight of dollar and erosion of rupee is a conspiracy
hatched by few to benefit few on the cost of 200 million people. It
has increased price of every imported item including imported gas.
Demanding action against those involved in the artificial price
hike of dollar, he said that it should be brought back to level of
The leader of the CNG sector said that Ogra has issued the LNG
pricing notification which should be implemented by gas utilities
so that benefit could reach masses through adjustment of bills.