Shahbaz directs transport authorities to reduce fares in Punjab

LAHORE: Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif on Tuesday said once again noticeable decrease in petroleum prices by the government was a good omen.

“The decrease in POL prices is a gift of the Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) government to the people,” he said in a statement in Lahore.

The chief minister directed the authorities concerned to ensure supply of POL products on new prices to the people.

He urged that prices of essential commodities should also be decreased according to ratio of decrease in POL prices. He also directed to reduce fares of transport.

Later talking to a delegation, Punjab Chief Minister said national resources are being spent carefully and honestly on the welfare of the people.

He said transparency and merit are the hallmark of the PML (N) government.

The Chief Minister said all the projects are being executed transparently and billions of rupees have been saved in the projects.

Radio Pakistan