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LHC Proposes Committee On Shortage Of Petrol

Lahore: Lahore High Court (LHC) Chief Justice Muhammad Qasim Khan Tuesday said Pakistan faced a major petrol crisis and those who were responsible behind it will not be able to escape from the law.

Attorney General Khalid Jawed Khan, OGRA Chairperson Uzma Adil, petroleum secretary and additional attorney general appeared before the LHC in a case pertaining to the petroleum crisis in the country.

The LHC chief justice said in his remarks that Prime Minister Imran Khan and the OGRA should apprise the court of the steps taken to overcome the crisis.

Justice Muhammad Qasim Khan proposed to form a committee comprising members from both the treasury and the opposition benches to prepare a report regarding fuel storage, crisis, and prices.

The committee will submit its findings to parliament as well as to the court, he added.

He ordered National Assembly (NA) Speaker Asad Qaiser to form the committee.