There is a need to take steps to overcome low pressure of Sui Gas in Peshawar and its surrounding areas on Emergency Basis: Says NA Speaker
Islamabad, November 11, 2018 (PPI-OT): Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser has said that during winter season there is a need to take steps to overcome low pressure of Sui gas in Peshawar and its surrounding areas on emergency basis. He further said that the provisions of basic facilities to the people of Pakistan and to solve their problems are the priorities of the government therefore steps are being taken on emergency basis for this purpose.
Asad Qaiser chaired a meeting to resolve the issue of low pressure of Sui gas with Members of National Assembly and the officials of Sui Northern Gas Pipeline Limited. MNAs Ali Muhammad Khan, Mujahid Khan, Noor Alam Khan, Arbab Sher Ali, Arbab Amir Ayub, Malik Anwar Taj, Usman Khan Tarakai, Managing Director SNGPL Amjad Latif, General Manager SNGPL Peshawar Saqib Arbab and their senior officials were present on the occasion.
While talking to the meeting, the Speaker said that the people of the Peshawar and their surrounding areas are facing problem due to low pressure of Sui Gas during winter. In view of this public difficulty, he directed the SNGPL officials to resolve this matter immediately.
Earlier, MNAs from Peshawar informed the Speaker about the problems arising from low pressure of gas in Peshawar and its adjacent areas. On this occasion, MD SNGPL Amjad Latif and GM SNGPL Peshawar told the speaker that the Mega Project has been started to solve the problem of low pressure of Sui gas in Peshawar.
Under this project, a new transmission line is being attached with the existing transmission line from Dara Adam khel to Hayatabad, which covers 32 kilometers long and this project will be completed in December this year. He further added that Gas lines are being upgraded in the city. He assured the speaker that the completion of this transmission line would reduce the low pressure of gas in Peshawar and its adjacent areas.
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