|APTPMA Reacted to 3-day Gas Closure Notification|
FAISALABAD, Pakistan (June 15) – Government has announced again a 3-day gas closure to industrial units in Faisalabad on Tuesday (June 14). In response to the gas closure notification; the general body of the All Pakistan Textile Processing Mills Association (APTPMA) has decided to challenge the 3-day gas outage this week.
APTPMA arranged an urgent meeting to discuss the issue and decide the collective reaction to the latest gas closure notification. The meeting was presided over by Muhammad Saeed Sheikh, APTPMA chairman, and it was decided firmly that the workers will control the gas meters installed in their factories and would not let anybody to cut off the gas supply or reduce pressure as their income was directly related to the operation of their industrial units.
After deciding not to close their factories from Wednesday to Friday; APTPMA issued a statement, “If the SNGPL reduced pressure on Wednesday they would immediately convene a meeting to finalise a protest programme,” they maintained.