ISLAMABAD - Influential manoeuvres are in full swing to get blue-eyed officials elevated at the helm of affairs for getting the interests of an influential lobby served in OGDCL, it is learnt.

“Two meetings of Human Resource Committee (HRC) was held at OGDCL for the promotion of blue-eyed officials that can better safeguard the vested interests of influential lobby, sources well aware of the development informed TheNation, adding, that the government gurus are desperate to get elevated the serving top guns of OGDCL on lucrative slots ostensibly backed by an influential lobby which intends to get work contract on Nashpa, Mela oil and gas fields after securing contract of KPD &TAY (Kunnar Pasakhi Deep & Tando Allah Yar) fields on single source basis from the incumbent management of the company. All this has been desperately done viewing the changing political arena of the country, they have said.

Sources in OGDCL further informed that the committee comprising Secretary Petroleum Ejaz Chaudry, Chairman HRC Maseeh ud Din and Wasim Zubeeri Member OGDCL board has held its two meetings one under Secretary Petroleum and one under the chair of its Chairman (HRC) Maseeh ud Din in the premises of the company and ostensibly concluded with the decision of promotions of four favourite officials for the lucrative slots of Executive Directors at OGDCL. They told that Chaudry Zaffar has been promoted as Executive Director Petroserv, Acting MD OGDCL Bisharat Mirza as ED Finance, Riaz Khan as ED Production while Zahid Imran Farooqi has also been benefited with the promotion to ED Exploration in the company. However, OGDCL board will give its final nod in this regard.