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CNG available today, tomorrow

Sui Northern Gas Pipelines has said announced on Thursday that there would be the gas would be available at the CNG stations in Punjab including twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi today

Sahiwal CNG Association goes on strike against gas cuts

SAHIWAL – The Sahiwal CNG Association observed a complete strike in protest against two-day gas load shedding carried out by the Sui Northern Gas Pipelines (SNGPL). A protest rally was also carried out from Chowk Yadgar to Sui gas office that was led by association’s President Haji Muhammad Riaz.
Offices bearers Ch Suleman Ahmad, Mirza Jafar, Ch Muhammad Akram, Rana Nisar Ahmad, Mian Amjid Munir, Ch Rashid Hameed, Muhammad Tariq and Ch Muhammad Usman were also present in the

CNG dealers call off strike after failure

LAHORE – After failing to put any credible pressure on the government, the All Pakistan CNG Association (APCNGA) on Thursday decided to withdraw its call for an indefinite strike across Punjab. APCNGA Supreme Council Chairman Ghiyas Paracha said that the strike had been called off in Lahore, Gujranwala and Multan.
However, CNG stations in Attock, Jehlum, Sargodha, Jhang, Bhawalpur Region, Rahim Yar Khan and Sadiqabad would continue the closure. Sources within the association said

CNG stations’ strike continues for second day in Punjab

LAHORE – Most CNG stations across Punjab remained shut for the second consecutive day as a result of the strike announced by the CNG Association and the Petroleum Retailers Association.
President of the association Ghayas Paracha, announced the strike on Tuesday and said that a shortage in Gas supply is highly unlikely during this season and despite the orders of the president and prime minister, the Sui Northern Gas was still persistent with gas load shedding.
Long queues

CNG dealers go on strike, no petrol in Lahore today

ISLAMABAD/ LAHORE – After the government’s failure to convince the All Pakistan CNG Association (APCNGA) to continue the two-day gas curtailment, the association announced an indefinite strike across the country from 12 midnight today (Wednesday). The Petrol Retailers Association (PPRA) will also support this strike and will keep their petrol pumps closed in Lahore. APCNGA Supreme Council Chairman Ghiyas Abdullah Paracha told reporters that all CNG stations in Punjab would go on an

CNG association announces indefinite strike

LAHORE – The CNG association has announced an indefinite strike effective Wednesday.
Chairman of the CNG association Ghayas Paracha has asked the President and Prime Minister to intervene on the issue of weekly gas outages at CNG stations.
He further said that all CNG stations of all cities in Punjab, including Lahore, will be closed for an indefinite period of time Wednesday onwards.
“The petrol pumps association will also support our strike by suspending petrol

Residents call for early solution to CNG problem

ISLAMABAD – Residents of the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi anticipating hardships in the wake of strike of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) stations for indefinite period across Punjab from April 13, have called for early solution to the problem.
The All Pakistan CNG Association has decided to shut filling stations, including petrol pumps, only in Lahore for an indefinite period against two-day weekly closure.
“The people will have to face great difficulties due to

No CNG sale from Monday: suppliers

LAHORE – CNG sales in Punjab will be closed from Monday for an indefinite period as the All Pakistan CNG Association has announced to shut all CNG stations against the discriminatory policies of the Punjab government.
The All Pakistan Petroleum Retailers Association (APPRA) has also announced to join the strike and shut down all petrol filling stations, demanding the Punjab government immediately evolve a policy regarding lease of petrol filling stations in the province.

Government tightens noose around CNG users

ISLAMABAD – Just a day after burdening the consumers with a massive hike of 10 to 13 percent in petroleum oil product prices, the government on Friday further tightened the noose around the compressed natural gas (CNG) motorists by jacking up the prices by Rs 2 per kilogramme in the densely populated provinces of Sindh and Punjab.
The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) notified a Rs 2 increase in CNG price taking it to Rs 55.78 per kg in Sindh and Punjab while reducing

CNG suppliers give last warning

LAHORE – All Pakistan CNG Association (APCNGA) has decided to give a last chance to SNGPL to end the two-day closure schedule for the CNG sector, said APCNGA Supreme Council Abdullah Ghayas Paracha on Monday.
Talking to Pakistan Today, he said the association has decided to give last chance to Sui Northern Gas Pipelines (SNGPL) till March 30th and from next week the CNG association would not accept a closure in any part of Punjab or Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa. He said the association

CNG stations to open throughout week

ISLAMABAD – The All Pakistan CNG Association (APCNGA) on Thursday announced that all CNG stations would remain open throughout the week across Punjab as a protest against two-day weekly closure. “A massive capital has been injected into the CNG sector, how we can remain silent seeing investors being deprived of their investment’s blessings and laying off workers,” association’s chairman Ghyias Abdullah Paracha said.
Sindh, Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have already full

CNG holidays to continue despite winter’s end

LAHORE – Despite end of winter gas management plan, the CNG stations of the city would remain closed for two days. SNGPL had announced it shall to restore gas supplies to CNG stations after March 15th, 2011 and ending two-day gas closure in a week for CNG but the load shedding is all set to continue.
All Pakistan CNG Association (APCNGA) has announced to hold protest against SNGPL injustice. APCNGA Supreme Council Chairman Ghayas Abdullah Paracha said that SNGPL has asked CNG

‘500 CNG buses to ply in Karachi and rest of Sindh’

KARACHI – Five hundred CNG buses would be plied in Karachi and other parts of the province in the first phase of the project, Sindh Transport Minister Akhtar Hussain Jadoon said on Sunday. “This would provide an affordable and comfortable mode of transportation to the people,” he added.
The minister pointed out that the Transport Department is constructing bus terminals in Karachi and other cities in the province. He further pointed out that basic facilities would be made

CNG stations preferred…

Lahore – Sui Northern Gas Pipe Lines’ (SNGPL) claims of accommodating domestic users proved wrong, as half of the city experienced gas load-shedding on Wednesday.
Despite weather changes and a gas demand reduction by the domestic users, SNGPL failed to supply gas to homes. Johar Town, Wapda Town, Township, Wahdat Road, Rehmanpura, Muslim Town, Shadman, Gulberg and other vicinities remained deprived of gas for hours while many other areas experienced extremely low gas pressure.