On directives of Prime Minister gas would be provided to remaining districts of Balochistan: minister

Karachi, July 07, 2014 (PPI-OT): On the special directives of the Prime Minister, Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif gas would be provided to all remaining districts of Balochistan, said the Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Resources , Jam Kamal in a statement. The Minister is following the whole progress of the process.

The present Government gives prime importance to initiate developmental projects in the province for immediate social and economic uplift .He further mentioned that natural gas would be provided through Sui Southern Gas Company Limited( SSGC) as SNG air mix plants.

SSGCL had prepared feasibility reports and estimations and Floted tenders so that procedural recommendations could be sought.

Present government under the leadership of Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif sincerely wants to redress the grievances of people of Pakistan and Baluchistan with launch of speedy developmental projects.

Energy is one of the core issues of Pakistan and this government is fully dedicated in resolving those. Ministry of Petroleum n natural resources is putting its utmost efforts in not only developing and improving the current structures but enhancing and introducing new ventures like LNG. There is no short cut to energy and Inshallah what government is putting today would be realised in coming years.

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