Centre pledges to give Balochistan its due share - News Summed Up

Centre pledges to give Balochistan its due share


This assurance came from the Federal Minister for Petroleum Ghulam Sarwar Khan, who on Friday held a meeting with Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal and his cabinet members in Quetta. For the first time, Balochistan will also get representation in the board of directors of oil and gas companies under the Petroleum Division. At least 26 tenders for the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) mix plants are being issued for Balochistan’s cold areas, the minister added. Talking on the deficit of gas companies, Khan said the total deficit of gas companies in the country is now around Rs154 billion but still the government is still selling natural gas and LPG on lesser tariffs. Talking with reference to his meeting with petroleum minister, he said they agreed to establish joint committees and a working group on Balochistan issues.


Source: The Express Tribune January 11, 2019 18:45 UTC



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