A large number of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) consumers are becoming prey of discount rate, wind-screen cleaning and full service of vehicles at the expense of sub-standard gas from some outlets offering incentives in the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad.

Making hay: Taxi drivers in Rawalpindi are charging exorbitant fares from commuters. The shortage of natural gas is good business opportunity for them. The Sui Northern Gas Pipeline Ltd, Pakistan

Rawalpindi is to get an additional 100 million gallons of water per day from Tarbela dam by 2015 when the city is projected to become the fourth largest urban area of the country with a population of nearly 2.3 million. A