‘End free petrol’ (_مفت_پٹرول_ختم_کرو#) has been trending on Twitter since last night, when the federal government announced the second rise in petroleum product prices in less than two weeks, bringing the rates to an all-time high.
‘Twitter users have demanded that the monthly free fuel quota be eliminated, as well as the provision of subsidized fuel to the President, Prime Minister, Chief Ministers, Governors, judges, federal and provincial ministers, bureaucrats, government employees, armed forces, civil armed forces, security agencies, and other law enforcement agencies.
Syed Murad Ali Shah, the Chief Minister of Sindh, called an emergency meeting earlier today to evaluate the CM’s, Governor’s, cabinet members’, and officials’ fuel quotas. CM Sindh agreed to a 40 percent reduction in the gasoline quota during the meeting to bring some respite to the masses.
Meanwhile, the Karachi Goods Transporters Association (KGTA) has halted operations pending a 30 percent hike in transport fares, raising worries of major food and other critical item shortage across the country.
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