COAL, ENERGY DEVELOPMENT SCHEMES: SHC ISSUES NOTICES TO SINDH CS, SCA.
Sindh High Court last Friday issued notices to Sindh Chief Secretary, Secretary and Director General of Coal and Energy Development Department, Sindh Coal Authority, on petition challenging alleged discriminatory award of contracts for various coal and energy development schemes to 14 contractor companies on political basis. A division bench, comprising Chief Justice Mushir Alam and Justice Syed Hasan Azhar Rizvi, also ordered that award of contracts will be subject to decision on petition.
Petitioner, Zaheer Ahmed Sheikh with four others approached SHC, seeking interim injunction against contracts awarded by DG Coal and Energy Development Department to 14 contractor firms. They impleaded Sindh Chief Secretary, Secretary, Director General and Managing Director of Coal and Energy Development Department, Sindh Coal Authority and proprietors of 14 contractor companies.
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|Publication:||Pakistan & Gulf Economist|
|Date:||May 1, 2011|
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