Nai Gaj Dam Case: SC Summons Finance, Power Ministers

The Supreme Court has summoned Minister for Power Omar Ayub, Finance Minister Asad Umar and Cabinet Secretary on 15th January in the case related to the construction of Nai Gaj Dam in Sindh.

Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqb Nisar expressed disappointment that the matter of Nai Gaj Dam's construction may not be resolved within his tenure.

The petition is seeking apex court's directives for allocation of sufficient funds for construction of Nai Gaj Dam.

Additional Attorney General informed the bench that the proposal for the construction of dam has been forwarded to the economic coordination committee.

He further informed the court that there is a disagreement between federal government and Sindh over on shared financing for the dam.