Justice Alam remarked, "Should we wait for the LHC's verdict on GIDC ?" To this, Justice Arab said that the top court should give a verdict on this matter.
Gas Infrastructure Development Cess
Federal Minister for Power Omar Ayub Khan welcomed Prime Minister Imran Khan's decision of referring the long-standing Gas Infrastructure Development Cess (GIDC) dispute to the Supreme Court of Pakistan.
ISLAMABAD: The government is making all out efforts to exploit shale gas resources in the country to overcome energy crisis, petroleum minister said in the upper house of parliament on Friday.
KARACHI: All Pakistan Compressed Natural Gas Association (APCNGA) warned government for countrywide protest if the extra tax being charged under the Gas Infrastructure Development Cess (GIDC) wouldn't withdrawn, ARY News reported. APCNGA's Sindh Chairman Shabbir Suleman and Karachi Transport Ittehad (KTI) President Arshad Bukhari announced to commence protest while addressing a press conference in a local hotel on Wednesday. They said due to the implementation of GIDC tax CNG stations bearing the loss of Rs. 1.5 lac…
ISLAMABAD: Government itself spoiled their efforts of providing relief to the public in the Holy month of Ramazan by increasing the prices of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) on Tuesday issued a notice for the hike in CNG rates. According to OGRA notice, the CNG prices for Region 1, which includes Islamabad, Potohar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan, were raised by Rs.2.10 per kilogram to Rs.76.35. Meanwhile, for Region 2, which consists of Sindh and Punjab excluding Potohar, the…