The energy committee of cabinet has approved the recommendations related to the gas load management plan for the winter season.

The decision was made during the meeting of the energy body of the cabinet, led by Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar, in Islamabad on Thursday.

Those in attendance gave recommendations regarding efforts to save the domestic and commercial consumers from the crisis during the season.

The report further quoted sources as saying that the committee approved the recommendation of the body to suspend the supply to captive power, general industry and the CNG sector for two months.

The committee issued directives for a continuous supply of the facility to domestic consumers, as well as to the export and cement sectors.

The body is scheduled to meet again to mull recommendations pertaining to the supply to the consumers.