Pakistan Awami Tehreek rejects hike in the prices of petroleum products

Lahore, June 06, 2022 (PPI-OT):PAT Secretary General Khurram Nawaz Gandapur strongly rejected the cruel increase in the prices of petroleum products. In a strongly worded statement, he said that going by the historic increase in the rates of POL products, it appears that the country has been practically handed over to the IMF. He asked the coalition government to answer as to how a common man will live in this massive price hike. He said that the poor are left with no option but to commit suicide.

Khurram Nawaz Gandapur requested the Chief Justice of Pakistan to take suo moto notice of the increase in the POL prices. He said that the common people do not have any cushion or means to pay for the increase in petroleum as well as electricity prices. He said that people are worried for their survival not knowing how they will make their ends meet. He said that the arrival of the so-called coalition government has brought bad news for the people with every day becoming more difficult for the masses. He said that we reject this increase and ask the government to withdraw this cruel hike.

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