Exploration of oil, gas to be given preference: petroleum minister

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Petroleum Ghulam Sarwar Khan on Saturday stated that exploration of oil and gasoline can be given desire with a view to assist and strengthen the nationwide financial system.

Addressing a perform in Rawalpindi, Sarwar Khan regretted that the exploration was not given desire previously and that was why nation was spending 16 billion {dollars} a 12 months on import of petroleum merchandise.

He identified that we import 85 p.c of petroleum merchandise from overseas.

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The minister assured that any mission within the petroleum sector can be executed with full transparency and no compromise can be made on high quality.

Few days in the past Ghulam Sarwar Khan stated that individuals wouldn’t face gasoline load-shedding throughout winter season this 12 months.

“Gasoline is being supplied to the business constantly and subsidy shall be supplied on payments from October 16 until June subsequent 12 months,” he stated.



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