Govt to provide subsidy on gas products: Dr. Asim
ISLAMABAD: Advisor to Prime Minister on Petroleum and Natural Resources Friday said that Pakistan People’s Party government will provide subsidy to people on gas products.
Talking to Pakistan Television channel, he said that ministry has given direction to the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) to reduce energy prices so that general public could avail the facility without facing any difficulty.
He said there is need to import gas from regional countries to overcome the energy crisis in the country.
Replying to a question, he said that domestic consumers are getting gas facility at reasonable prices as compared to regional countries.
He stated that government will give a roadmap to increase energy production to fulfill the growing demand of the consumers across the country.
Replying to another question, Dr Asim said that tax evaders should be brought into the tax-net to improve the economy.