Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Saturday inaugurated gas pumping station at Sadiqabad.
On the occasion, the concerned authorities briefed the prime minister about the project.
The project is part of gas infrastructure development across the country. It is a joint venture of Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Ltd. (SNGPL) and Sui Southern Gas Company Ltd. (SSGC). It also includes construction of 1044 km pipeline by SNGPL and 425 km pipeline by SSGC.
With the commissioning of the gas infrastructure, volume of the gas available for use has been doubled from 1200 mmcfd to 2400 mmcfd.
The gas infrastructure development projects will augment continuous supply of gas to power plants, industries, commercial and domestic users.