During hearing, all the provinces submitted reports to the bench regarding prevailing CNG situations in pursuance of the court’s earlier order, whereas the counsel for National Transmission Distribution Company (NTDC), Iftikhar Gillani, told the court that Council of Common Interest (CCI) approved the Energy Policy on July 31. He further said that Federal government had to announce a new energy policy.
The bench observed that in accordance with the court’ earlier order in the current matter, fertiliser manufacturers had to reduce the cost of fertilisers they got after subsidy on the gas. The court also sought a report from fertilisers units on gas and fertiliser prices, including international and local market price difference. Hearing of case was adjourned for two weeks.