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SC orders payback of $21m advance for Guddu, Naudero plants

SC orders payback of $21m advance for Guddu, Naudero plants

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Tuesday directed the Central Power Generation Company Limited (CPGCL) to pay back an amount of over $21 million along with the mark-up it received in advance for setting up Guddu and Naudero-II power plants and inform the court by today (Wednesday).
The three-member bench, comprising Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, Justice Ghulam Rabbani and Justice Khalilur Rehman Ramday, was hearing a suo motu case into the alleged

KESC plants’ maintenance spurs power outages

KARACHI: While people in the city are facing unabated power outages, The Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC) has started “preventive maintenance” of its power plants, to be completed during the next five months, causing further electricity shortages.
According to sources in KESC the maintenance works of all power generating units were to be carried out to ensure the functions of all plants during the summers. With the change in weather, which they claimed, was the perfect time

Petroleum Ministry says no gas for new fertiliser plants

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Petroleum has flatly refused the allocation of further gas for any new fertiliser plants, saying under present circumstance there was no possibility to allocate any fresh gas quota for any newly installed fertiliser plant in the next five years.
According to official sources this reply was made by the petroleum ministry to an official request forwarded by the Ministry of Industries, which had sought additional gas quota for the development of a new 0.5