ISLAMABAD–Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has expressed the confidence that power and gas load-shedding would be overcome in next two years. This was stated by Nawaz Sharif during his visits to Aabpara Market and Sector G-10 Markaz to review the ongoing prices of vegetables and fruits on Sunday. The Prime Minister said every possible effort is being made to overcome electricity crisis in the country. He said the government is making efforts to resolve the problems being faced by the masses and practical steps are being taken to end unemployment in the country. Addressing people on the occasion, he said the government was trying to control inflation to facilitate masses. He said reduction in petroleum prices have a positive impact on the prices of daily use items. Nawaz Sharif mingled with people on this occasion and inquired about the prices of fruits, vegetables and other essential commodities. He also assured to solve problems faced by the traders community. “We are trying our level best to serve people,” he added. People paid tributes to the Prime Minister for significantly reducing petroleum prices. They expressed
satisfaction over policies of the government. Citizens chanted “dekho dekho kon aya? Sher aya, Sher aya” while welcoming Nawaz Sharif. During the visit, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif went to every stall and compared the prices of eatables with the prices of last three months. Residents and shopkeepers of Aabpara Market expressed their satisfaction on the performance of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government and prayed for their successful tenure. Women at markets also complained about the shopkeepers and said that they were selling food items on expensive rates. He also talked to general public in a pleasant mood and inquired about their issues. “I have come here to talk to you and to know the rates of vegetables and fruits,” the Prime Minister stated. Moreover, Nawaz Sharif has said that the government is in continuous effort to resolve the prevailed issues. He bragged that Petrol was Rs 107 per litre when their government took charge, adding the fuel rates had now been brought down to Rs 70 per litre. People, on the occasion, informed the Prime Minister that transporters were not reducing their fares. The Prime Minister replied that he would look into the issue and resolve it accordingly as soon as possible.
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