ECC directs Petroleum Division to supply indigenous gas to urea plants till May 31

ISLAMABAD-The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet yesterday (Wednesday) directed Petroleum Division to supply indigenous gas to urea fertiliser plants till 31st May, 2023 to meet the urea requirement in the country for Kharif 2023.
The ECC meeting was chaired by Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Ishaq Dar. ECC considered and deliberated on the summary submitted by Ministry of Industries and Production on urea fertilizer requirement for Kharif 2023. The Ministry presented details on the demand, production and domestic production gap of urea fertilizer in the country for Kharif 2023 season. Setting aside the option of importing the urea fertilizer, the ECC decided and directed Petroleum Division to supply indigenous gas to urea fertilizer plants till 31st May, 2023 to meet the urea requirement in the country for Kharif 2023.

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