LHC orders making public commission’s report on petroleum crisis

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Staff Reporter

The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday ordered to immediately public the commission’s report on the petroleum crisis.
A report of the commission that was formed to investigate the petroleum crisis was presented in Lahore High Court (LHC).
The hearing was presided over by the LHC Chief Justice Qasim Khan, in which deputy attorney general of Pakistan appeared before the court.
Meanwhile, the LHC Chief Justice Qasim Khan remarked that the report should be automatically made public as per the law. Being asked about the report, the deputy attorney general said that he has been informed that the report has been presented before the federal cabinet.
The chief justice LHC remarked that the commission was formed on the directions of the court in this scenario the court enjoys more entitlement.”Report would be made public even if the whole cabinet oppose it.” During the hearing, the head of the inquiry commission Abu Bakar Khuda Bux was asked to come on the rostrum. He informed the court that the Ministry of Energy was not having complete record regarding the situation of petroleum in the country.