ISLAMABAD (our reporter):- The coalition government led by Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has decided to form an inquiry commission to probe the wrong decisions of the former prime minister Imran Khan which led to massive losses in the petroleum sector.

The was stated by the PML-N leader Shahid Khaqan Abbasi along with Planning Minister Ahsan Iqbal at a news conference in Islamabad on Thursday.

He said the decision was taken during a high level meeting presided by Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif.

He said both the public and industry are facing prolonged electricity load shedding due to imprudent policies and corruption of the previous regime of Imran Khan. The commission will examine the losses in the petroleum sector and will investigate the wrong decisions taken by the previous government, he added.

“The country lost millions of rupees due to the decisions taken by Imran Khan and his cabinet,” Khaqan further stated.

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said the inquiry commission will be formed after formal approval of the cabinet.

He said proceedings and finding of the commission will be kept open for media and the public. Former Prime Minister Imran Khan and his ministers will be allowed to express their point of view before the commission, Khaqan further said.

Speaking on the occasion, Planning Minister Ahsan Iqbal lamented the previous government for not taking timely decisions which resulted into economic and energy crisis.  

The planning minister further added that it is because of Imran Khan and his agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that the coalition government had to take tough decisions.

It is pertinent to mention that former prime minister Imran Khan had also formed inquiry commission to probe the use of government debt stock against the previous governments. Unfortunately, the PTI govt could not open findings of the commission.

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