ISLAMABAD: former financier minister Shaukat Tarin sharply criticized the federal government for raising gasoline prices by claiming that the PML-N-led regime earns Rs 50 on gasoline and 80r. on diesel.
In an exclusive interview with ARY News, Shaukat Tarin said that the federal government still crying after the price increase of oil products for 60 rubles.
“We gave a subsidy of 20 rupees on gasoline and 24 rubles. on diesel, etc. former minister said, adding that the current government didn’t make it important decisions on time.
Details of the negotiations between former prime minister Imran Khan and Russian President Taryn said Russia had agreed to supply Pakistan with cheap oil and gasoline.
former minister also criticized government for without approaching Russia for cheaper oil, stating that Pakistan is incurring losses for does not communicate with Russia.
He pointed out that PTI government was interrogated for not providing targeted subsidies. “Now why is this government does not provide such subsidies to the masses,” Taryn asked.
Shaukat Tarin further said that in such a situation, PTI government will immediately approach Russia. “This government confused and not power make important decisions,” he added.
Taryn also said the PML-N was led by government can’t handle economy. “They are should hold immediate elections so that the country can get out of such an economic crisis,” he concluded.
It is worth noting here that the federal government raised prices of petroleum products at 30 rubles per liter, with hike set go to effect today at midnight.
development was announced Finance Minister Miftah Ismail speaking at a press conference in Islamabad. After the hike price of petrol will cost Rs 209.86, diesel Rs 204.15 and kerosene Rs 181.56.
Despite loud statements, coalition government including PPP, MQM-P and PML-N as main partners failed to attract down prices of essential goods and have instead raised prices of gasoline and electricity.