Govt working for automation of gas sector : Nasrul

State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid on Monday said the government is working to modernization and automation of the gas sector aiming to prevent misuse of the national resource, reports BSS.

The state minister said this as the chief guest while addressing a seminar on ‘Pre-paid or smart gas meter purchase and installation policy-2019’ at Petro Bangla office in the capital. Terming the Pre-paid meter is cost-effective and safe, Hamid said, “If there is any leakage in the gaspipe lines, gas supply will be suspended automatically due to use of the prepaid gas meter, which also prevents accident.” Joint secretary of Mineral Resource Division Dr Shah Md Sanaullah Haq read out a keynote paper at the seminar.
Chaired by Petro Bangla Chairman Md Ruhul Amin, the seminar was addressed, among others, by Energy and Mineral Resources Division Senior Secretary Abu Hena Md Rahmatul Munim.