ISLAMABAD: The opposition parties in National Assembly (NA) rejecting the government increase in the gas prices and urged the government that the country is faced with major problems in which there is need to move ahead uniting all.
Addressing the NA budget session, ex-premier Shahid Khaqan Abbassi said that they did not increase gas prices in the last five year of the PML-N government, however, the government has raised the gas prices at the level that neither people nor the economy can tolerate.
Suggesting the government, Shahid Khaqan Abbassi said that the country is facing a set of major problems which stresses the need to unite all the parties to move forward.
Naveed Qamar, of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), said that the gas prices were already not tolerable to poor and now other segments of the society will also suffer and asked the question to the government what it wanted to do with the people of Pakistan.
On the other hand, Speaker NA, Asad Qaiser has ordered the members of the NA and security persons not to allow guests in the assembly lobbies.