Gas tariff hike: BNP’s secretary general thanks to court for issuing stay order

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Dhaka, February 28: BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Tuesday expressed gratitude to the High Court (HC) for issuing stay order on gas tariff hike.

The BNP leader made the opinion while addressing a programme in the city.

He said there was no reason to hike the gas tariff.

He said, “We want to give thanks to the HC for the stay order on gas tariff.”

Earlier in the day, the High Court (HC) has stayed the move of gas tariff hike for six months.

The court also issued a rule asking the authority concerned as to why the decision of gas tariff hike should not be declared illegal.

Justice Md Moinul Islam Chowdhury and Justice JBM Hassan came up with the order on Tuesday.