CNG: (Petroleum Minister, Ghiyas Paracha agree on important issues)


ISLAMABAD: Central leader of All Pakistan CNG Association (APCNGA) Ghiyas Abdullah Paracha on Monday said hundreds of CNG stations will reopen from July 08.

In a statement here, he said efforts are underway to keep Punjab CNG stations operational on continued basis which will help CNG operators and masses seeking economical and environmentally friendly fuel.

Decision to this effect was reached in a meeting between Petroleum Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Ghiyas Paracha. It was also decided to revive CNG stations of Punjab which are not using RLNG and while some points of a formula for revival of CNG sector were also agreed.

At the occasion Mr. Abbasi said that CNG is an important industry and that government would not all investment worth billions in this sector lay waste. Ghiyas Paracha said that consumption of petrol has been reduced in Punjab after RLNG is being used as motor fuel. He said that the government’s decision has improved transport sector and job market.