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Gas Stations re-opened for 12 hours


Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

29th Dec, 2019. 10:53 am
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Gas Stations across Sindh reopened after suspension for 12 hours on Sunday amid severe gas crisis due to low pressure in the province.

According to the details, gas supply to CNG stations across Sindh suspended on Saturday.

It briefly opened on Friday night for eight hours.

Long queues had formed at CNG stations on Friday night as the news spread that stations allowed to supply gas to users.

However, the stations soon ordered to shut down again in the early hours of Saturday due to low gas pressure.

Read also: Winter increases Gas load Shedding in Sindh

The Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) had said the stations be allowed to open again when gas pressures increase.

Industries in Sindh announced to protest from Monday against the prevalent gas crisis in the country.

Power Minister Omar Ayub alleged that the ongoing gas crisis in Sindh occurring due to the provincial government’s failure.

He said it failed to provide a route for new gas pipelines in the province.

He said provincial government oppressing the people of Sindh not providing a right of way to the federal government.

Omar Ayub said the federal government will lay new pipelines if the SSGC allowed to do so by local authorities.

The minister also said that the provincial government had declined federal government’s offer to provide LNG under Article 158 of the Constitution.

Responding to Ayub’s allegations, Sindh Information Minister Saeed Ghani rejected the allegation.

He said that the gas pipelines mentioned by the power minister not discussed.

Saeed Ghani said the federal government’s incompetency has ruined people’s lives.

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