ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that petroleum product prices are much lower in Pakistan comparing to the other oil importing countries of the region.
This he said while responding to a question in National Assembly on Monday which is moved by MQM-P lawmaker regarding the increases of prices of petroleum products.
PM Abbasi added that petroleum prices were fixed on a monthly basis as petrol and diesel reached every month and the fluctuation of prices in petroleum products because of international market as Pakistan is importing petroleum from other countries.
He claimed that Pakistan had the lowest prices and even 30 per cent lesser than the neighboring countries. Government trying to prevent the rights of people in terms of increasing the prices of petroleum in international market and giving them on lesser prices to masses comparing to the other importing countries of the region and neighbors, he added.