PM Imran orders increase in oil supply to armed forces


Prime Minister Imran Khan directed relevant authorities to higher the oil supply to the country’s armed forces.

PM Imran Khan ordered Petroleum Division on to increase the oil supply for armed forces on Tuesday (yesterday). The order is given due to the ongoing tensions between India and Pakistan.

Petroleum Minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan, Petroleum Secretary Mian Asad Hayauddin, Finance Minister Asad Umar, PM Imran’s advisers Dr Ishrat Hussain and Abdul Razzak Dawood also attended the meeting.

During the meeting, the progress is reviewed related to the gas and petroleum projects. In addition, the overview of all gas projects like TAPI, offshore gas pipeline, IP and North-South Gas Pipeline projects was given. It was discussed that Pakistan had sufficient oil stocks in the country and that the oil marketing companies had also been directed to maintain enough stocks to provide oil supply to the armed forces in case of any Indian strike.


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