CNG stations in Sindh closed till June 14

 CNG stations in Sindh closed till June 14

CNG stations in Sindh closed till June 14

Islamabad, 12June: CNG stations in Sindh will remain closed till June 14, the Sui Southern Gas Company announced Saturday.

According to an SSGC spokesperson, the decision was taken because of a gas shortfall.

“To meet this demand, we have decided to close gas stations till Monday, 8am,” the spokesperson said.

Owners of CNG stations have increased the gas price by Rs7 per kg after the announcement.

Costs of CNG in Sindh is Rs81.8/kg.

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Remember, Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin stressed the need for jacking up revenue collection by taking the country’s exports-to-GDP ratio to 20 per cent from the current 8pc.

Speaking at post-budget 2021-22 press conference on Saturday, The minister said that he first issue is that we don’t have enough revenue. We have to enhance the tax-to-GDP percentage to twenty per cent over a period of seven to eight years, he added.

The government is compiling data, including that related to mobile phone and electricity bills of people, in a bid to broaden the tax next, he maintained.

Our focus is to bring more people into the tax net instead of imposing more taxes on the people already paying taxes, he added.

The minister explained the tax collection target of Rs5.8 trillion has been set for the next fiscal year, which he hoped, will be achieved through innovative approach, including the use of latest technology.

He said the PSDP has been enhanced significantly to take the country towards sustainable growth.

Finance Minister highlighted that the budget 2021-22 focuses on improving the lot of the poor and ensuring sustainable economic growth through incentives for various sectors including agriculture, industry and housing.

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