Pakistan’s probe into Qatar gas deal risks worsening power cuts

If Khan cannot conclusively prove that the seller of the LNG colluded in order to produce corruptible effects and it was just corruption at the back end in which the seller was not involved, Pakistans reputation as a business partner will take a severe knock. Sure we know how certain countries function on the inside but if this means that any deal might be undone by the next government, then the business world will take its precautions which will not make life easier for Pakistan. Mr. Khan would be well advised to deal with such things internally.

Pakistan’s new administration is investigating alleged corruption over a gas import deal the previous government signed with Qatar, but critics said the move is risky for Prime Minister Imran Khan at a time of serious energy shortage as winter sets in.

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