Senate body for early installation of LPG air mix plants at Khuzdar, Musakhel


ISLAMABAD: Senate Standing Committee on Energy Thursday recommended starting work on the installation of LPG air mix plants at Khuzdar and Musakhel districts of Balochistan province immediately.

The committee met here at the Parliament House under the chairmanship of Senator Mir Israrullah Khan Zehri. Members of the committee included Senators Baz Muhammad Khan, Mir Muhammad Yusaf Badini, Taj Muhammad Afridi, Sardar Muhammad Azam Musakhel, Hamza, Muhammad Yusaf and Mohsin Aziz.

Minister for Energy Sardar Awais Ahmed Khan Laghari, energy secretary, Sui Northern Gas Pipeline managing director and Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) chairman also attended the meeting.  The committee also expressed displeasure over the delay in sending a report of the implementation status of the recommendations made by the committee in its meeting held on December 22, 2016.

The senior officials briefed the committee that the required land was not provided for installation of LPG air mix Plants at Khuzdar and Musakhel districts of Balochistan. The committee directed the officials concerned to coordinate with Senator Sardar Muhammad Azam Musakhel and Khuzdar DCO in this regard and initiate work on an immediate basis on the project.

The Petroleum Division officials briefed the committee regarding Public Sector Development Programme projects.