Efforts afoot to check gas load-shedding in country, NA told

Parliamentary Secretary for Petroleum Hamid Hameed has said efforts are afoot to check gas load-shedding in the country.

Responding to a calling attention notice in the National Assembly on Tuesday, he said a gas load management plan is being implemented at present to ensure that the gas is available to the domestic consumers during cooking times. Alluding to the depletion of gas reserves, he said work is continuing to explore new oil and gas reserves.

The National Assembly today passed a resolution extending the Tax Laws Second Amendment Ordinance 2022 for a further period of one hundred and twenty days.

At the outset, the house offered fateha for the departed soul of former MNA Saeed Iqbal.