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Govt wants domestic oil refineries to upgrade themselves: Tarin
June 22, 2021

Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin has said government wants the domestic oil refineries to upgrade themselves at par with the international standards. 

He was chairing a meeting to review progress on Draft Pakistan Oil Refining Policy 2021 in Islamabad today (Tuesday).

Shaukat Tarin said Prime Minister Imran Khan is very keen about progress in all sectors of the economy for sustainable growth.

He said energy sector is very crucial to keep the cycle of economy moving with ever growing momentum and the government is willing to extend all possible support to it.

The representatives of oil refineries said the entire oil refinery sector is ready to upgrade to international standards and a complete framework is ready in this regard.

The Finance Minister directed the participants to work jointly to overcome all the hurdles in the formulation of new Oil Refining Policy 2021.