LAHORE – The federal government’s transfer to dam roads in varied cities in Punjab and Islamabad to cease the PTI lengthy march has disrupted the provision of gas merchandise within the province.
The Oil Corporations Advisory Council (OCAC) in an announcement stated that the closure of roads is hampering the provision of gas merchandise within the main cities of Punjab.
Nevertheless, it claimed that ample shares of gas merchandise can be found within the nation, together with depots within the Punjab area.
The council feared the speculations relating to low shares and prevailing political instability may result in panic shopping for that might trigger scarcity of gas.
“There are ample stocks of petrol and high speed diesel (HSD) in the Punjab region and OMCs are making their best efforts to top-up the retail outlets timely, despite the road blockages,” the OCAC stated in an announcement.
It has additionally requested the federal government to make preparations for safe motion of autos carrying gas tankers until the state of affairs returns to normalcy.
Alternatively, Pakistan Petroleum Sellers Affiliation (PPDA) advised media that it had halted provide of petrol and diesel to Lahore attributable to safety issues amid PTI lengthy march.
The PPDA Secretary Data Jahanzeb Malik advised 24 Information that Lahore has gas inventory of solely 2 to three days.