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CNG stations in Sindh may open on Saturday or Sunday: SSGC official

SAMAA | - Posted: Dec 14, 2018 | Last Updated: 1 year ago
SAMAA |
Posted: Dec 14, 2018 | Last Updated: 1 year ago
The official said it depends on whether there is improvement in the gas supply

Acting General Manager at the Sui Southern Gas Company Shahbaz Islam has said that if there is some improvement in the gas supply, CNG stations should be opened tomorrow (Saturday) or the day after (Sunday).

We can only decide whether to open the stations if the gas supply improves, he told SAMAA TV.

However, he clarified that compressor issues being faced by the company had nothing to do with the gas shortage. Clearing up the “false impression”, he said that it would take a week to 10 days for the compressors’ maintenance but that had nothing to do with the CNG supply.

SSGC is likely to decide tonight whether to open the stations. According to reports, there has been some improvement at the two gas fields in the province. However, a final decision hasn’t been made yet.

Related: As Sindh’s CNG shortage enters the sixth day, residents get restless

There are a total 650 CNG stations in Sindh, of which 300 are in Karachi. The province has been without CNG for six days and public transport has suffered.

Residents are tired of paying higher fares for taxis or rickshaws and have appealed to the government to restore the gas supply.

The PPP had announced a protest today if gas supply was not restored.
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      Abdul Jamroz Khan  December 22, 2018 3:57 pm/ Reply

    Asalam u alaikum
    Sir pakistan ki garib or ketna maroge pani nahi gass nahi cng nahi awam salko per kawar ho raha hai agar hukomran awam ko kapla makan nahi de sakte tu awam ki muo say roti tu mat cheeno cng ki kematey ap baladi garib awam par meghai ka boom hukomat say darkas hai ke cng ban na karey thank you.

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