Shahid Khaqan Abbasi criticises PTI govt for growing petrol taxes, burdening plenty

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Former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. Photo:Geo.television

ISLAMABAD: Senior PML-N chief and Pakistan’s ex-premier Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Tuesday criticised the PTI authorities for growing the costs of petrol and levying a tax of Rs40 on it.

According to Geo.television, talking to journalists within the federal capital, Abbasi stated that   Prime Minister Imran Khan “prefers speaking to people over the telephone” as a substitute of reaching out to them and “do something to give them relief.”

He stated that plenty won’t be able to reside if inflation continues, including that as a substitute of the exorbitant value of Rs111 per litre, petrol must be bought for Rs70 per litre as per the charges of the worldwide market. 

It must be recalled that the PTI authorities on February 1 elevated the value of petrol for the month by Rs2.70 per litre.

According to a notification issued by the Prime Minister’s Office, mild diesel oil additionally noticed an increase in value by Rs3, high-speed diesel was hiked by Rs2.88 dearer and kerosene was priced Rs3.54 costlier per litre.