Friday, December 2

Bilawal slams PTI govt over new price hike

KARACHI: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has rejected the recent increase in prices of petrol products by the Selected Prime Minister Imran Khan.

According to the statement issued by Media Cell Bilawal House on Friday, the PPP chairman further said that the masses are already bearing the burnt of the inflation and skyrocketing prices, which is on historic level, adding that raising the prices of petrol products further is like fanning the flames of inflation. He said that after ruining the national economy, tax and levy on petroleum products have become the key source of revenue for the PTI government.

Bilawal said that since the selected government had come into the power, Pakistanis had longed for relief and good news even while there was an unchecked sale to plunder the national resources is going on, with the aim of benefiting the Selected Prime Minister’s ATMs. “In the wider national interest, Imran Khan must take one more U-turn and change the direction of his anti-public policies on 180 degrees,” he added. The Chairman PPP demanded the PTI-government that the sharp rise in oil prices must be withdrawn and additional taxes and levies imposed on them should also be abolished without delay.