ISLAMABAD - Chairman of LPG Distributors Association Pakistan has said that per kilogram price of LPG would witness a decrease of around Rs 30-40 during upcoming month (December) after the imposition of LPG Policy 2012 in the country.

LPG Distributors Association Pakistan Chairman Irfan Khokar in a statement said that with the imposition of LPG Policy 2012, the price of LPG would see a decline of around Rs 30 to Rs 40/kilogram during next month due to which masses would find heavy relief. He said more than ten thousand metric tons of LPG would be imported to the country in December which in result would put an end to influential ‘gas mafia’, adding that this’ mafia’ had looted around Rs 400 billion from the pockets of hard pressed consumers during last seven years in the name of imported gas.

Terming the LPG Policy 2012 a milestone in resolving the swelling energy crisis of the country, Irfan Khokar said that newly drafted policy right after passing six years would provide relief to the masses. He appreciated the efforts of incumbent government and Advisor to the PM on Petroleum & Natural Resources Dr Asim Hussain over introducing new LPG Policy 2012 for resolving growing energy woes of the country.