PM Imran takes notice of hike of gas bills, orders inquiry

February 3, 2019

LAHORE: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday while taking notice of hike in gas bills, has directed Minister for Petroleum and  Natural Resources Ghulam Sarwar Khan to conduct an inquiry into the  matter.

He directed the minister for petroleum to conduct immediate inquiry into  the overbilling. The prime minister said that putting extra burden of  gas prices on the masses was unjustified.

Earlier, Prime Minister Imran Khan held separate meetings with Punjab  Chief Minister (CM) Usman Buzdar and Punjab Governor Chaudhry Sarwar in  Lahore to analyse the Joint Investigation Team’s (JIT) proceedings in  the Sahiwal tragedy, police reforms and other issues pertaining to  politics and developments in Punjab.

Reportedly, upon his arrival in the city, CM Buzdar received him at the  CM Secretariat where he chaired a high-level meeting. Moreover, he has  reviewed effective measures to improve governance in the province including police reforms.

Importantly, the PM has pledged for legislation regarding establishment of water authority for the supply of clean drinking water to the general public. DNA