Suspension of gas supply to industries to halt production process: PIAF

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Our Correspondent

Lahore

The Pakistan Industrial and Traders Association Front (PIAF) has warned that if the supply of gas to industries continued to disrupt, the process of industrial production would come to a standstill.
In such a case, the increase in imports will lead to deteriorating balance of trade, which will pose a serious threat to the improving economy and will also reduce local industrial production process.
Chairman PIAF Mian Nauman Kabir said that every year it is assured that there will be no gas load-shedding, but on the contrary gas load-shedding has begun, which will have a direct impact on industrial production and exports. He was of the view that Prime Minister Imran Khan has also repeatedly highlighted the importance of increasing exports, but in practice the industries are suffering from the gas crisis.