Monday, September 27, 2021  | 19 Safar, 1443
Samaa TV
Facebook Twitter Youtube
HOME > Government

Dr Samar Mubarakmand to be investigated in Thar coal project case

Supreme Court ordered NAB to start probe

SAMAA | - Posted: Dec 6, 2018 | Last Updated: 3 years ago
Posted: Dec 6, 2018 | Last Updated: 3 years ago

Supreme Court ordered NAB to start probe

Photo: Dr Samar Mubarakmand/Facebook

The National Accountability Bureau has been ordered to start an investigation against scientist Dr Samar Mubarakmand and others in Thar coal project case.

The Supreme Court issued directives on Thursday after reviewing the audit report of the project, which 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.

Related: SC orders NAB to conduct a survey of the Thar coal power projects

Billions have been spent. “Who will account for that?” asked Chief Justice Saqib Nisar. “Mubarakmand claimed that people would be provided with free electricity.”

We spent Rs1 billion just on feasibility, after which the project was approved, the scientist said. “How were we supposed to produce gas from coal after the funding stopped?”

The court wrapped up the suo motu case and directed federal and Sindh governments to conduct a scientific study and inform court if the project can continue or not. The employees seeking payment of salaries were asked to contact relevant authorities.

FaceBook WhatsApp

One Comment

Tell us what you think:

Your email address will not be published.

FaceBook WhatsApp


Omer Sharif’s third wife not to join him in US
UNGA: Saima Saleem strikes back at India in fiery speech
Jinnah’s statue blown up in Gawadar
Video: We went on KCR’s first ride in 21 years
PMLN rift laid bare amid damage control attempts
Govt to create new version of national anthem
Daesh commander killed, FC man martyred in Balochistan
MDCAT: Islamabad medical students’ protest enters third day
Prime Minister Imran Khan to visit Karachi Monday
About Us   |   Anchor Profiles   |   Online Advertising   |   Contact Us   |   Feedback   |   Apps   |   FAQs   |   Authors   |   Comment Policy
Facebook   |   Twitter   |   Instagram   |   YouTube   |   WhatsApp