Islamabad: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Monday has said that a Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Air Mix plant would be established in Gilgit Baltistan to benefit 10,000 energy consumers to reduce the forest wood usage.
The Prime Minister expressed these views during a meeting with Chief Minister Gilgit Baltistan Hafiz Hafeez Ur Rehman, who called on him to congratulate on assuming his office as primer. The Prime Minister said the LPG plant would significantly reduce usage of forest wood and help to conserve the environment.
The Prime Minister said the government was determined for the socio-economic uplift of Gilgit Baltistan and would continue to extend all out possible support to people of GB and its government.
The Chief Minister congratulated the Prime Minister on assuming his office and extended him invitation to visit Gilgit Baltistan. He also apprised the Prime Minister on the status of various ongoing development projects in Gilgit Baltistan.