January 22, 2015

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif chaired a meeting reviewing petroleum matters at the PM’s House here today.

Federal Minister for Finance, Mr. Muhammad Ishaq Dar; Federal Minister for Water & Power, Khawaja Muhammad Asif; Secretary Finance and Secretary Water & Power attended the meeting which reviewed supply and demand situation of petroleum for the next two months.


The Prime Minister said that all concerned ministries should ensure seamless coordination to ensure steady supply of petrol in all parts of the country.

He also directed the concerned departments to ensure that the general public is kept informed about the current supply situation through media to dispel any impression of shortage.

He said that strict action would be taken against all those responsible for creating this hardship for the people.

The Prime Minister cancelled the visit of Switzerland, to keep a watch on petroleum situation in the country, where he was to attend the World Economic Forum.