Hammad Azhar announces to increase LPG supply for Gilgit Baltistan


Minister for Energy Hammad Azhar has announced to increase supply of Liquefied Petroleum Gas for Gilgit Baltistan to help reduce LPG cylinder price in the region.

Talking to Gilgit-Baltistan Chief Minister Khalid Khursheed in Islamabad today (Tuesday), he expressed the resolve to invest in power sector infrastructure in Gilgit Baltistan to ensure connectivity of the region with the national grid.

He said the move shall revolutionize the power supply and boost the tourism sector of Gilgit Baltistan.

Hammad Azhar also set deadline for operationalization of LPG Air Mix Plant in Gilgit within six months.

Speaking on the occasion, the Gilgit-Baltistan Chief Minister appreciated the reforms in energy sector undertaken by the federal government for the development of the region.

Source: Radio Pakistan