SC delivers verdict in developmental projects case : worldleaks
The Supreme Court of Pakistan (SC) has told action against those demanded in the developmental projects initiated by former prime minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf on Thursday.
Developmental projects worth Rs 52 billion were started by the former prime minister during the final days of his tenure. The SC has told to continue those projects in accordance with PEPRA rules while to halt the others violating its rules.
It may also be mentioned here that the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Executive Board has empowered two more investigations against former Prime Minister Ashraf and officials of the Ministry of Water and Power in multi-billion rental power project (RRP) scam.
The NAB Executive Board met Wednesday with NAB Acting Chairman Admiral (retd) Saeed Ahmed Sargana in the chair.
The first investigation was authorised against officials and government functionaries in the case of Rental Power Plant (RPP) established at Summandari, Faisalabad, involving alleged corruption worth Rs 2.8 billion.
The second investigation was authorised in the case of Walters Power International, Naudero-I, Larkana, involving corruption worth $28.423 million.Besides Raja Pervaiz, former Water and Power Secretary Shahid Rafi, Additional Secretary Zarar Aslam and WAPDA General Manger Rana Amjad have also been charged in the case.
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