Govt announces Rs50 per litre subsidy on fuel for poor
LAHORE: Prime Minister (PM) Shehbaz Sharif on Sunday mentioned low revenue poor other folks might be given a subsidy of Rs 50 per liter on fuel beneath petroleum aid package deal, ARY News reported on Sunday.
While chairing a overview assembly on the relaxation package deal in Islamabad, the high minister mentioned the petroleum aid might be given to low revenue customers who’ve bikes, rickshaws, 800 cc vehicles and different small vehicles.
He mentioned the programme of petroleum subsidy can be began quickly and a complete technique can be shaped with the cooperation of related departments for efficient implementation of the subsidy programme.
He mentioned bikes, rickshaws and small vehicles had been utilized by low revenue other folks and the petroleum subsidy would give aid to the poor. The govt used to be making effort for all imaginable lend a hand to the poor other folks in spite of its financial difficulties, he added.
Minister of State for Petroleum Musadik Malik briefed concerning the technique for offering petroleum subsidy to the low-income phase of society.
Minister for Finance Muhammad Ishaq Dar, Advisor to PM Ahad Cheema, Special Assistant to PM Tariq Bajwa, Secretary Finance, Secretary Petroleum and high-ranking officers attended the assembly.
Read More: Motorcyclists, rickshaws drivers to get petrol at diminished charges
Earlier in March, Prime Minister (PM) Shehbaz Sharif made up our minds that the government would supply petrol for motorcyclists and rickshaws drivers at diminished charges.
PM Shehbaz, chairing a high-level assembly to speak about the measures for lowering the affect of inflation on the decrease and middle-income categories, mentioned the federal government used to be striving to minimise the difficulties confronted by way of the mentioned revenue teams.
The high minister mainly made up our minds to supply petrol for the motorcyclists and rickshaws drivers at diminished charges as a program for their aid have been designed. At the assembly, other proposals had been put ahead in regards to the program.