LAHORE – Lahore High Court Chief Justice Umar Ata Bandial on Tuesday issued notices to the federal government and Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) for November 14 on a civil miscellaneous application against increase in petroleum and CNG prices.

The chief justice issued the notices on a civil miscellaneous application filed by Hanif Goraya in a pending matter. Earlier, the petitioner’s counsel Advocate Muteen ul Haq submitted that the prices of petroleum products had decreased in the international market, but the federal government and Ogra had instead increased them.