Fuel Fares: Court orders 25% cut in CNG-based vehicles

While CNG was much cheaper than diesel and petrol, similar fares for CNG vehicles were unjustified.


November 30, 2011

PESHAWAR:


Peshawar High Court on Tuesday issued ordered a 25 per cent reduction in fares for Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) transport.

A two-member bench, comprised of Chief Justice Dost Muhammad Khan and Justice Mazhar Alam Khan Miankhel, issued the orders after hearing a petition a local who argued that while CNG was much cheaper than diesel and petrol, similar fares for CNG vehicles were unjustified. The court also ordered for constituting a special team to strictly implementing the decision.


Published in The Express Tribune, November 30th, 2011.

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