SC gives green light to OGDCL privatisationShares be sold out to companies with higher bids
Zubair QureshiIslamabad—The Supreme Court on Monday allowed the government to privatise Oil and Gas Development Company. Hearing the OGDCL case, the apex court in an interim order directed that OGDCL shares be sold out to companies with higher bids.
Notices in this regard have also been issued to the parties concerned by the court and the hearing of the case has been adjourned for three weeks.
MQM wants NA to unseat Opp Leader
MQM ministers, advisors resign from Sindh cabinetMemon calls for review of step
Amir MajeedKarachi—Ministers of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) on Monday submitted their resignations to Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ebad Khan.
The resignations were submitted under the leadership of senior MQM lawmakers Faisal Sabzwari and Syed Sardar Ahmed to the Sindh governor at the Governor House. MQM Advisors submitted their resignations to Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah. MQM also submitted a separate application to the Sindh Assembly requesting the allotment of seats on the opposition bencher.
Khawaja Asif dismisses ‘water terrorism’ by IndiaIslamabad—Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Muhammad Asif on Monday dismissed in Senate the impression that vast areas of Pakistan came under floodwater due to “water terrorism” by India.
He said heavy rain occurred in Indian controlled Kashmir and Pakistan at the same time and the time to respond to floods was only three to four hours.