ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Courtroom on Friday expressed annoyance over the delay in Orange Line Metro Practice venture and directed the development firms to finish work by Could 20. A division bench of the apex court docket, comprising Justice Gulzar Ahmed and Justice Ijaz Ul Ahsan, heard the case.
Through the course of proceedings, Justice Gulzar Ahmed additionally directed the all three development firms to submit Rs 10 million assure every and remarked that the assure quantity could be forfeited if the venture shouldn’t be completed by Could 20. He hoped this venture would achieve success and wouldn’t come crashing down.
Justice Gulzar expressed concern over present venture director Fazal Haleem and noticed attributable to him the work has been delayed.
He directed that Justice (Retd) Jamshed or Justice Abdul Sattar Asghar be made the top of the technical committee.
He remarked that the Punjab authorities ought to contemplate if the present technical committee head Justice (retd) Zahid Hussain needed to proceed work.
He remarked that if the contractors don’t work, fireplace them or put them in jail.
The venture director is seemingly being blackmailed by the development firms, he added.
Justice Gulzar remarked that each one three development firms will give a assure of Rs1 billion and it will likely be confiscated if work shouldn’t be accomplished by the scheduled date.
Advocate Naeem Bukhari, counsel for the development firms, stated that his purchasers couldn’t give assure of Rs one billion.
He stated that his purchasers have already given Rs two billion assure.
He stated that his purchasers” dues price Rs 1.5 billion had been pending.
Justice Ijaz Ul Ahsan remarked that it’s a public curiosity venture and big funds have been used for metro prepare venture.
Justice Gulzar requested if there may be any mechanism to examine the standard of development of the venture.
The Undertaking Director stated that their consultants had been supervising theconstruction work of the Orange Line Metro Practice venture.
The listening to was then adjourned for 2 weeks.