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PM Forms Investigation Committee to Ascertain Reasons for Petrol Crisis

ISLAMABAD: Following the directives of Prime Minister Imran Khan, a high-level investigation committee has been formed to ascertain reasons for the occurrence of petrol crisis in the country.

PM’s special assistant on mineral resources, Shahzad Qasim, has been appointed as the chairman of the high-level investigation committee which also includes Director General of Directorate General Oil, chief executive officer (CEO) of Petroleum Institute of Pakistan and former senior general manager (GM) of Pakistan State Oil (PSO).

The committee will assess the reasons for the petrol crisis besides reviewing the hoarding of fuel stocks by oil companies and petrol pumps. It will also present a report to the federal government regarding the steps taken by the Petroleum Division for overcoming the fuel shortage.