Sialkot: The special raiding teams of Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) created harassment and panic amongst the local industrialists and exporters by disconnecting gas connections in their factories, besides, removing gas meters from the sites in congested industrial areas of Sialkot city.
The SNGPL team also disconnected the gas connection besides, removing the gas meter from the factory of Dr. Sarfraz Bashir (President Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry-SCCI.
When contacted, the Incharge District Manager SNGPL Sialkot Imran Sahi said that the said practice of disconnecting the gas connections of Sialkot factories was being conducted in Sialkot following the “orders” of the federal government regarding the early disconnection of gas connections of the Sialkot factories.
Meanwhile, Sialkot industrialists, exporters and President Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) Dr. Sarfraz Bashir have expressed grave concern over this nasty situation. SCCI President termed it nightmare on Sialkot industries by the SNGPL. He urged the federal government to have mercy on Sialkot industries by stopping the disconnection of the gas connections of the Sialkot factories, in a bid to keep the industrial wheel moving ahead towards the goal of national economical stability.