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Govt making efforts to expedite gas exploration: Musadik

Minister of State for Petroleum Musadik Malik says the government is making efforts to expedite the gas exploration to meet the country’s growing energy demand.

Speaking on a calling attention notice in National Assembly on Thursday, he said the existing gas deposits are depleting at the rate of around 10 percent annually and the shortage is being met through the imported LNG.

The House today passed “The Export-Import Bank of Pakistan Bill, 2022.

It was moved by the Minister of State for Finance and Revenue Aisha Ghaus Pasha.

The bill is aimed at establishing the Export-Import Bank of Pakistan for the promotion of international trade.

Announcing the news of the Member National Assembly Aamir Liaquat’s death, the chair adjourned the House till tomorrow at 5 p.m.

Source: Radio Pakistan