ISLAMABAD: The government has appointed Amir Tufail as the new Managing Director of the Sui Northern Gas Pipeline Limited (SNGPL).
Tufail was working as Deputy Managing Director of SNGPL before his elevation to the top slot.
The SNGPL board met here, which took the decision to appoint Tufail as new Managing Director of the gas utility.
The board meeting was convened after Prime Minister Imran Khan fired MDs of SNGPL and SSGC over the recent gas crisis.
The PM sacked former MD SNGPL Amjad Lateef on the recommendations of the Cabinet’s fact-finding committee on the recent gas crisis.
The fact-finding report had held both MDs os Sui Gas companies as responsible for the gas crisis.
Meanwhile, according to media reports, Irfan Zafar, Syed Rizvi and Muhammad Waseem are under consideration for the post of MD Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC).
The board meeting of SSGC has been convened for Friday in Islamabad.