Orange Line Train case: SC directs LDA to pay full amount to Construction Company

November 15, 2018

ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday directed to pay full money to Construction Company awarded contract of Orange Line Metro Train in five days.

During the hearing of the case, Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar said the court wants to extend contract of project incharge and directed advocate general to discuss this issue with the government representative.

The top judge said that National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has taken up this case for investigation.

Meanwhile, Construction Company’s lawyer told that no money has been paid to his client since March. He also assured to complete the underground track of the train as early as possible. Director General of Lahore Development Authority (LDA) said that amount of Rs10 billion will be issued to the company in a week. INP