Supreme Court summons three federal ministers to apex court

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Supreme Court summons three federal ministers to apex court

*LAHORE - New developments have been reported in the Nai Gaj Dam in the Supreme Court of Pakistan.*

* The Supreme Court in the case about construction of Nai Gaj dam in Dadu district of Sindh on Monday, summoned three federal ministers Asad Umar, Faisal Vawda and Khusro Bakhtiar before the court.*

A three-member bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Saqib Nisar heard the case regarding lack of funding in the construction of the dam, which has delayed the completion of the project.

The petitioner informed the bench today that the PC-1 for the construction of Nai Gaj Dam has been submitted but funds for the project not being released.

The Executive Committee of National Economic Council (ECNEC) has yet to grant approval of the project, the petitioner told the court.

Chief Justice Nisar said that all three ministers being summoned to Islamabad and their approval will also be attained.

All three ministers, Federal Minister for Finance Asad Umar, Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda and Minister for Planning and Development Khusro Bakhtiar will explain their positions appearing before the court, the chief justice said.