ISLAMABAD: The Senate’s Functional Committee on Problems of Less Developed Areas on Monday expressed concerns over the delay in the maintenance work of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Air Max Plant at Noshki.
The meeting chaired by the committee’s chairman Mir Muhammad Yousaf Badini.
Senators, Nisar Khan, Khalida Perveen, Ahmed Ahsan and Abul Rauf also attended the meeting.
The committee directed the Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Ltd and Sui Southern Gas Company Ltd to soon complete work on the Noshki LPG Air Max Plant to facilitate the people.
The committee said that Utility Stores Corporations (USC) is the organisation to provide standard and affordable edible items to the people of far-flung areas.
The committee expressed displeasure over the quality of edibles available in USC, adding that in most of the areas of Balochistan province this facility is not available.
The committee directed USC authorities to improve the quality of food items.
The committee said that there is no representation of Balochistan province in USC.
The committee demanded that residents of other provinces who got jobs on fake domiciles of Balochistan in USC should be expelled.
The committee decided to take action against the corrupt officials in USC and also invite the Trading Corporation of Pakistan and Ministry of Trade and Commerce officials in the next meeting.
Earlier, the USC managing director briefing the committee said, inquiry is in process against the people who got jobs on fake domiciles of Balochistan.
He said that a dozen corrupt officials were suspended from USC on allegations of corruption.
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