Fawad Ch Claims Hina Rabbani Khar’s Mill Is Defaulter Of Rs20.70 Million
Ms Khar in her tweet announces sending defamation notice to the information minister
LAHORE MIRROR REPORT– Former Foreign Minister and Pakistan People’s Party leader Ms Hina Rabbani Khar’s Galaxy Textile Mills is defaulter of Rs20.70 million electricity bills, claimed Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain Tuesday.
In a tweet, the minister asked Ms Khar to pay outstanding electricity bills of Galaxy Textile Mills rather than squandering the money over paying lawyers’ fee.
The minister also shared Galaxy Textile Mills electricity bill payment according to which Hina had paid only Rs 55 million up to September 2013 out of a total dues of 70.246 million and did not pay the remaining Rs 15.246 million and mark up of Rs 11.773 million.
Afterwards Galaxy Textile Mills challenged the amount of markup and got stay order from Lahore High Court with the plea that the markup was not the part of National Electric Power Regulatory
Authority (NEPRA) Tariff. Last hearing was on January 17, 2019.
The consumer’s connection was disconnected in November 2016 due to non payment of his running bill of Rs 11.5 million (current bill of October and November 2016). At present the consumer is the defaulter of Rs 27.019 million plus Rs 11.5 million is energized as per court order.
The textile mill is closed due to disconnection of electricity from FESCO and gas connection from SNGPL. Only a 50 KVA transformer of residential colony of Mill is energized as per court orders.
Hina Khar says she will send defamation notice to Fawad Ch
Pakistan Peoples Party leader and former foreign minister Hina Rabbani Khar announced to send a defamation notice to Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry over alleging that Khar has taken a stay order in a gas default case.
“I am serving a defamation notice to the Hon Min for Information. In my 16 yrs in politics I have always chosen to ignore slander & false allegations but it seems politics has now been reduced to name calling, false accusations & character assassination,” Ms Khar tweeted over Chaudhry’s allegations.
SOURCE: APP AND LAHORE MIRROR