ISLAMABAD: Petroleum products prices in the country were cheapest in the region, claimed Federal Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage, Pervaiz Rashid on Sunday.
While speaking to media representatives, he said the ‘people friendly government’ of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML N) was determined to work for the welfare of masses.
The information minister said that the government had put the economy on right track during the past 17 months. The federal government had written to the provinces to reduce prices of essential commodities so that the people could benefit from the improved economy.
It is pertinent to mention here that for providing cheap electricity the prices of furnace oil had not been increased on the special instructions of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.