KARACHI: Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) stations are expected to open across Sindh province at 10 pm from tonight.
CNG stations will open tonight across Sindh after six days of their closure owing to a shortage of gas in the system.
The opening of CNG stations was earlier announced on Thursday but it was extended for another 24 hours till Friday.
Earlier on 25th December, the All Pakistan Compressed Natural Gas Association (APCNGA) announced to defy the Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) orders to shutdown fuel stations in Sindh. The two stakeholders were embroiled in the feud after fuel stations in the city witnessed continuous shutdown.
The association had said that the SSGC on Wednesday allowed them to reopen fuel stations but suddenly an email was conveyed to stations at 8:20 pm to close them down.
The issues of a gas shortage, low gas pressure, and load-shedding have hit most parts of the country with an increase in demand of the commodity owing to the cold conditions as people have cranked up heaters to stave off cold. Also read: SAI expresses concern over low gas pressure
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