Gas theft will not be tolerated in any part of country: Hammad 

Islamabad, January 21, 2022 (PPI-OT):At the outset, the house offered fateha for those martyred in yesterday’s bomb blast in Lahore. The National Assembly on Friday adopted a motion allowing the use of its hall for the 48th session of the OIC Council of Foreign Ministers to be held in March. The motion was moved by Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi. Minister for Energy Hammad Azhar has categorically stated that gas theft will not be tolerated in any part of the country.

Responding to a calling attention notice in the National Assembly on Friday, he expressed satisfaction that Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited has significantly reduced its system losses from 12.5 percent to 8.5 percent over the last three years. He said there is a need to bring further improvement in Sui Southern Gas Company Limited. He pointed out that the country’s gas reserves are depleting at the rate of nine percent annually.

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