February 8, 2023

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Government has decided to maintain fuel prices in the country: Finance Minister

Government has decided to maintain fuel prices in the country.

This was announced by Minister for Finance and Revenue Miftah Ismail at a news conference in Islamabad today [Sunday].

He said despite increasing prices of petroleum products Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has decided not to transfer the burden of price hike on masses.

He said PTI government has destroyed economy of the country.

The Minister said agriculture sector was badly ignored and resultantly Pakistan imported wheat worth of six hundred million dollars last year.

He said this year wheat worth of 1.5 billion dollars will have to be imported.

Miftah Ismail said prices of flour soared up from 35 rupees per kg to 80 rupees per kg in last four years.