Government working hard to provide relief to poor segments of the society, said PM Imran.
Petroleum Ministry sent a summary to the Economic Coordination Committee of the federal cabinet, recommending up to 200 per cent hike in gas rates.
He clarified that 85 percent consumers would experience 10 per cent increase in gas prices.
PM Imran said that shifting of additional burden of gas prices to domestic consumers was inappropriate.
LAHORE: Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar has said the disparity in gas prices between the provinces was the biggest issue but it has now been resolved by implementing uniform price across the country. He was talking to the business community during his visit to the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry (LCCI), where LCCI Senior Vice President Khawaja Khawar Rasheed, Vice President Zeshan Khalil, Tariq Hameed, Mian Misbah-ur-Rehman, Almas Hyder, Khawaja Shahzad Nasir, Fahim-ur-Rehman Saigol and Executive…
ISLAMABAD: An Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) meeting chaired by Finance Minister Asad Umar on Tuesday decided to defer the announcement of increase in electricity tariff, ARY News reported. According to details, the committee decided to postpone the announcement till its next meeting and directed power companies to ensure 100 per cent collection of electricity bills to minimise the losses The committee also directed National Electric Power Regulatory Authority and Power Division to prepare a comprehensive plan…