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SNGPL, SSGCL MDs' removed from their posts.

ISLAMABAD -- In yet another development, the government has removed Managing Directors of Sui Northern Gas Pipeline (SNGPL) Arif Hameed and Sui Southern Gas pipeline (SSGCL) Azeem Siddiqui from their posts and issued a notification in this regard.

Sources in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources said on Tuesday that Federal Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources Sohail Wajahat has removed the MDs of both gas utilities in the country and issued a notification in this regard.

The source further said that Deputy Managing director Amir Tufail has been given acting charge to look after the affairs of the SNGPL while in SSGCL additional charge has been given to Deputy Managing Director Rahat Kamal Siddiqui.

The source further appraised that Managing Director of state oil agency Pakistan State oil (PSO) Naeem Yahya Mir, MD Pakistan petroleum Limited (PPL) Asim Murtaza and MD of Interstate gas system Pvt Ltd Mobin Saulat are likely to be removed in coming few days.

It is pertinent to mention here that the other day MD Masood Siddiqui was removed by the Federal Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources over charges of corruption and illegal appointments in the OGDCL.
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Publication:Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)
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Date:May 15, 2013
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