Railway deficit case: Sheikh Rasheed and Asad Umar summoned in Supreme Court today
ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has directed Railway Minister Sheikh Rasheed and Minister for Planning Asad Umar to appear before the court personally in the Pakistan Railway deficit case and has sought a report from the railway on the business plan and circular railway project.
According to details, the Supreme Court will hear a hearing on the Pakistan Railway deficit case, Railway Minister Sheikh Rasheed and Minister for Planning Asad Umar have issued notice and ordered to appear in person today.
Former Minister of Railways Khawaja Saad Rafiq, Attorney General of Pakistan and Secretary Planning, Chief Secretary Sindh, Chairman, CEO Railways and others were also issued notices and the business plan and circular railway implementation report have been sought from the railways.
Remember that in the hearing on January 28, the Supreme Court ordering the approval of ML One on a priority basis, asking Sheikh Rasheed for a Railway business plan, said that if the plan is not followed then there will be contempt of court action.
The court had said that no more time would be given for the restoration of the circular railway track.
The Supreme Court issued notices to the Ministry of Planning and summoned the planning and planning commission officials at the next hearing.