KARACHI – Distributors have expressed serious concern over massive increase in the price of LPG in the country.

Chairman of FPCCI Standing Committee on LPG and Pattern in Chief of All Pakistan LPG Distributors Association (APLPGDA) Abdul Hadi Khan here on Saturday said that distributors will protest against this rise and said an emergency general body meeting of APLDA has been convened for next week to prepare a line of action against the government and local producers.

He said that 6000 distributors will hold protest rallies and block gas fields and refineries over this rise. He said LPG sale has declined by 40 to 50 percent due to high prices, .further shrinking the business of more than 6000 LPG distributors in the country and their survival is in danger.

He urged Petroleum Minister to reduce dependence on imported LPG and concentrate on enhancing local production.