Shahid Khaqan Abbasi criticizes the PTI government for increasing petrol taxes and burdening the masses

Former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. Photo:

ISLAMABAD: Senior PML-N leader and former Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Tuesday criticized the PTI government for raising petrol prices and charging a 40 Rs tax on it.

According to Geo.tvSpeaking to reporters in the federal capital, Abbasi said Prime Minister Imran Khan “prefers to talk to people over the phone” instead of reaching out to them and “doing something to help them.”

He said the masses will not be able to live if inflation continues, adding that instead of the exorbitant price of Rs111 per capita. Liters, gasoline must be sold at Rs70 per. Liters according to prices in the global market.

It should be remembered that on February 1, the PTI government increased the price of gasoline for the month by Rs2.70 per. Liter.

According to a statement from the Prime Minister’s Office, light diesel also saw an increase in the price of Rs3, high-speed diesel was increased by Rs2.88 more expensive and petroleum was priced Rs3.54 more expensive per. Liter.

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