ISLAMABAD - A total of 1884506 new gas connections including 1862969 domestic 19,117 commercial and 2,420 industrial had been issued across the country from 2008-09 to 2012-13. 

According to an official of ministry of petroleum and natural resources, 381954 gas connections included 374,471 domestic 6,492 commercial and 991 industrial had been issued in 2008-09.Out of a total of 377,134 connections issued in 2009-10, 370,818 were domestic, 5,613 commercial and 703 were industrial.

In 2010-11, as many as 374017 gas connections were issued included 369065 domestic, 4,492 commercial and 460 industrial.  In 2011-12 378,896 gas connections were issued in three categories included 376,970 domestic, 1,712 commercial and 214 industrial.

In 2012-13 out of 372,505 new connections issued  371,645 were domestic, 808 commercial and 52 industrial.