OGDC chairman appointment withdrawn

Published: September 16, 2010
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Adnan Khawaja was appointed chairman by the Ministry of Petroleum on the 7th of September 2010.

Adnan Khawaja was appointed chairman by the Ministry of Petroleum on the 7th of September 2010.

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Youaf Raza Gilani withdrew the appointment of state-run Oil and Gas Development Corporation’s (OGDC) Chairman and asked the Petroleum Ministry to appoint a new chairman, on Thursday.

Sources say Adnan Khwaja was a beneficiary of the National Reconciliation Ordinance and ineligible to serve at a public post.

While ordering the withdrawal of the notification, the prime minister directed the Ministry to adopt a transparent and merit-based system for appointment.

Adnan Khawaja was appointed chairman by the Ministry of Petroleum on the 7th of September 2010.

Reader Comments (1)

  • Abdul Majeed
    Sep 16, 2010 - 7:11PM

    Thank God we have the Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry to save our country from being eaten up by these hungry savages…Recommend

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