Disagreements within the ministry of water and power came to the fore on Monday as Ahmed Mukhtar asserted that he and (National Transmission and Dispatch Company’s managing director) Rasool Khan Mehsud could not hold positions within the same ministry while he remained in charge.
According to media reports, Ahmed Mukhtar had issued orders to suspend Rasool Khan Mehsud after he took over the ministry’s charge. However, Mehsud, as yet, has not vacated his post.
While talking to the media on Monday, Mukhtar alleged that Mehsud is using his influence to retain his position. He also indicated that he will leave the ministry if Mehsud was not removed from office soon.
Mukhtar dismissed any shortage of fuel supplies.
Published In The Express Tribune, June 26th, 2012.
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