Textile millers oppose diversion of gas to other sectors, fear closure of units
All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) has feared closure of export oriented units in case of curtailment of gas supply to the textile industry. Referring to media reports that thefederal government was considering allocation of 110 MMCFD gas to a sector, the association’s north zone chairman, Hamid Zaman said any endeavor to curtail supply of gas to export industry to divert to any other sector would tantamount to signing of death warrants of textile industry in the country, especially in Punjab.
Chemical used in textile industry could cause Parkinson’s disease
A chemical previously used in dry cleaning could cause Parkinson’s disease, according to new research. Seven high-profile individuals – including a former basketball star, a Navy captain and a late U.S. Senator – developed the disease after exposure, scientists said.