Power Minister, Omar Ayub on Friday said Sindh government is responsible for the ongoing gas crisis in the province over the past several days as they denied giving a route for pipe-laying, adding that center can resolve the gas shortage by laying pipelines.
While talking to media in Karachi, the power minister said that the incumbent government is working day and night to resolve the ongoing gas crisis in the country. The government was taking measures to overcome the gas shortage as soon as possible.
The low gas pressure has hit several areas of the metropolis in Karachi. Despite the long shutdown of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) stations the homes in several localities of Karachi as well as in other parts of Sindh facing the problem of low pressure, which causes a headache for housewives in cooking.
The commuters are also facing problems due to the shortage of public transport, as most of the public transport owners have transformed their vehicles on CNG from petrol and diesel. Moreover, the CNG stations were supposed to reopen today at 8 in the morning but it was revised again due to low pressure.