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NA Standing Committee on Engergy met today
Tuesday, 15th May, 2018

Islamabad; May 15, 2018: Standing Committee on Energy met under the Chairmanship Rana Afzaal Hussain, MNA in Committee Room No. 7, Parliament House, Islamabad, this afternoon.

The Committee while discussing the implementation status of its previous recommendations directed Gas Distribution Companies for completion of Gas Development Schemes under Prime Minister’s SDGs program within the stipulated time lines. The Committee also directed Gas Companies to initiate work on the development schemes for which funds have been released. The Committee expressed satisfaction on the pace of work on the schemes been carried out under the SDGs Program.

The Committee while discussing the termination of services of Contractual Sub-Engineers by Gas Distribution Companies and issue of point to point pay fixation of sacked employees later re-instated under Sacked Employees Reinstatement Act, 2010, directed Petroleum Division to hold inquiry and submit its findings within three days. The Committee also directed PSO Management to re-assess the opening of PSO Depot in Kohat. The Committee was apprised that the Depot was closed down in year 2008 after attack by terrorists. 

The Committee disposed off the complaints of Mr. Siraj Muhammad Khan, MNA and Dr. Shezra Mansab Ali Khan, MNA on the assurance of the Managing Director for redressal of their complaints regarding delay and mismanagement on Gas Development Schemes in their respective constituencies.

The meeting was attended by MNAs; Syed Muhammad Saqlain Shah Bukhari, Rana Muhammad Ishaq Khan, Ms. Shahjehan Muneer Mangrio, Nawab Muhammad Yusuf Talpur, Mr. Shehryar Afridi, and Additional Secretary Petroleum Division and Senior Officers of the concerned departments.