We refer to the “Clarification” published in the Jan 30, 2016, edition of The Nation. This is to state for the public record that Mr Jamal Akbar Ansari is a shareholder of JJVL and that his company Akbar Associates (Private) Limited has, since March 2005, been purchasing large volumes of LPG from JJVL under the relevant rules and applicable laws. JJVL, an unlisted public limited company, is Pakistan’s largest private sector gas processor. Pakistan GasPort Limited (PGPL) is a JJVL subsidiary.