ISLAMABAD: Central leader of All Pakistan CNG Association Ghiyas Abdullah Paracha on Friday said CNG stations in Punjab would be reopened from tomorrow (July 11).
CNG stations would be closed for one hour during Sahar timings and for two hours for Iftar bringing timing of operations to 21 hours daily.
After the holy month of Ramadan, CNG would be available for 24 hours a day during Eid holidays and afterwards providing relief to transporters and masses, he said.
Ghiyas Paracha said that 2-day delay in reopening Punjab CNG was due to a technical glitch at the port. He said that CNG is 28 percent cheaper than petrol while efforts and underway to make the fuel more affordable.
Ghiyas Paracha said that availability of CNG in Punjab will reduce long queues while it has also reduced consumption of petrol. Increased use of CNG will also reduce environmental pollution, he said, adding that the fuel which is economical and clean must be promoted by all the stakeholders.
He asked the commercial vehicles to revert to CNG as soon as possible.