Supreme Court docket summons secretary transport, finance in Orange Line Metro case

Listening to the case associated to delay in completion of the Orange Line Metro Prepare challenge, the Supreme Court docket (SC) Justice Azmat Saeed remarked that the mentioned work on the challenge shouldn’t cease due to funds, on Tuesday.

A 3 member bench of the Supreme Court docket on Tuesday took up the case.

Observing the delay within the completion work, Justice Azmat Saeed warned that the matter could be referred to the Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB) as the corporate failed to satisfy its deadline.

“The corporate assured the completion of the challenge by April 15”, he continued.

Later the courtroom, after summoning secretary transport and finance adjourned the additional listening to into the case until Friday.

The Orange line will span 27.1 km (16.eight mi) with 25.four km (15.eight mi) elevated and 1.72 km (1.1 mi) underground.

The road can be served by 26 stations and is predicted to deal with 250,000 passenger every day.

Although it’s ceaselessly talked about as part of the broader China Pakistan Financial Hall, the Orange line is being financed by the Authorities of Punjab.

The 27-kilometer metro practice is predicted to price $1.6 billion,out of which $300 million would come from the Federal Govern