The Senate was informed on Tuesday that ban on expansion in the domestic gas connection is aimed at improving gas supplies and removal of the pricing distortion.
Responding a question in the House today, Minister of State for Petroleum Musadik Malik said the government is taking various steps to overcome the shortage of gas across the country.
He said formulation of policy for the exploration of solid gas is in final stage and after implementation of the policy, we will be able to maintain a smooth supply of gas to domestic consumers.
Later, the House was adjourned to meet again on Friday at 10.30 in the morning.
Source: Radio Pakistan