KARACHI - The Sindh High Court on Wednesday issued stay order against the project initiated for mining from the prominent coal reservoir in Thar , a large and arid desert of Pakistan.
The SHC imposed stay order on the commencement of Thar coal mining project till February 6. The court also sent notices to the provincial chief secretary, Coal and Energy secretary and other governmental officials regarding its decision.
It should be mentioned that the mining project is scheduled to be jointly inaugurated by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and former President Asif Ali Zardari on January 31 (tomorrow).