CNG stations in Sindh closed after nine hours operation, thousands of vehicles remained unfueled due to low pressure complaints in various areas. People in large number rushed to the CNG stations for refueling of their vehicle soon after they were open at 10pm, Friday night. However, a large number of vehicle owners failed to get CNG.
“Due to low gas pressure, the CNG outlets have been closed in Karachi”, said Shoaib Khanjee, Sindh-Balochistan coordinator of the APCNGA. On Friday, President of All Pakistan CNG Association, Ghias Paracha had announced that he and members of the association plan to protest and demonstrate in front of the Chief Minister House.
Paracha had said that the elongated gas load-shedding had been detrimental to their business and had given undue duress to the masses. Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) management still reluctant to release details and the new schedule. Stakeholder of CNG sector slammed Federal and Sindh governments on politicizing the multi-billion invested industry. They also asked anti-graft watch dog to investigate the corruption within the SSGC.