ISLAMABAD – Thar Coal power project case has been sent to NAB for further detailed investigations by the Supreme Court of Pakistan on Thursday.
Deputy Attorney General has told the supreme court that a total of 5 billion rupees have been spent on the project as of yet but no electricity has been produced.
The Supreme Court of Pakistan issued directives on Thursday after reviewing the audit report of the project. The report revealed that the project is not ‘implementable’.
At least Rs4.69 billion has been spent on the project but electricity has yet to be produced, the court was told by deputy Attorney General.
Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Mian Saqib Nisar expressed his anger over the case saying that whatever he heard, Dr. Samar Mubaraka Mand was supposed to produce a lot of energy and was going to make Pakistan rich and prosperous, but who will give the accountability of spent money now?
Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Mian Saqib Nisar ordered the government to scan the whole project on sientific lines and present the report in Sureme Court along with the audit report of the project and take suitable action against Dr. Samar Mubarak Mand.
Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Mian Saqib Nisar also ordered the National Accountability Bureau to investigate the case further. Thar coal power project case has been sent to NAB on the orders of Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, Justice Mian Saqib Nisar.