Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif has ordered immediate release of gas discovered in the former tribal areas.
Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif was received by Waqar Ahmed Malik, Chairman, Military Foundation Group and Faheem Haider, Chief of Mari Petroleum, in which Minister of State for Petroleum Dr. Musaddiq Malik and Secretary Petroleum were also present.
The Prime Minister was briefed about the newly discovered reserves in North Waziristan and Bannu while also being briefed on the overall situation, demand and supply of gas sector.
Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif ordered immediate release of gas discovered in the former tribal areas and also gave its approval.
The Prime Minister was informed in the briefing that one trillion cubic feet of gas reserves had been discovered in Bannu area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on which the Prime Minister directed that these reserves should be utilized to save the people from gas shortage.
The Prime Minister directed the concerned authorities to work out a plan for the supply of gas to the people of the affected areas.