ISLAMABAD -- The Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) is executing around 29 schemes to provide the commodity to newly developed localities in different parts of Balochistan province.
'Currently, around 29 schemes having length of 42 kilometers [for laying transmission pipelines] are under execution to provide gas to new villages/killies,' a senior official told reporter.
He said as many as 209 schemes had been approved for gasification of newly developed areas in the towns and villages where gas facility was already available, under which a network of 101-kilomter pipelines would be laid.
Currently, the official said, gas was being supplied to19 towns and 643 villages in the province of Balochistan, with the customer base of around 280,000.
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