PM calls for uninterrupted gas supply to consumers in winters
October 8, 2022 10:47 PM
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Saturday directed the officials concerned to ensure an uninterrupted gas supply to the consumers during the upcoming winter season.
According to the 24NewsHD TV channel, the prime minister issued the instructions while chairing an emergency meeting to address the challenges being faced by the country including the provision of gas to domestic and commercial consumers in the winter season.
Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, Minister of State for Petroleum Musadik Malik, Adviser to Prime Minister Ahad Cheema, and other officials participated in the meeting.
PM Shehbaz Sharif also directed to constitute a committee to solve the problems faced by the textile mills regarding gas supply so that the production capacity can be increased by providing gas to the textile mills on time.
Representatives of Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited and Sui Southern Gas Company will be included in the committee. It was decided in the meeting to keep the electricity load-shedding current timings in the future.
Apart from this, the Prime Minister also issued instructions for more import of fertilizer to meet the needs of the month of January 2023.