Huge gas reserves discovered in Makran: JCSC

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KARACHI
Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (JCSC) Gen Zubair Mahmood Hayat on Wednesday revealed that major gas reserves have been discovered along the Makran coast.
Speaking at a conference in Karachi, Gen Zubair said Pakistan is blessed with minerals worth billions of rupees.
A recent oceanographic survey conducted in the coastal belt discovered huge gas reserves, he told the audience in a QA session.
He termed the youth an asset for country’s prosperous future. ‘Pakistan can achieve high growth progress through the information technology and social media in e-commerce.’
Pakistan is sitting on ninth biggest shale gas reserves, he further added.