ISLAMABAD, Feb 11 (INP): Members of opposition in the Senate on Thursday demanded that the benefit of cut in petroleum prices should be passed on to the consumers. They pointed out that reduction in oil prices would also have salutary impact on other products and services. They also claimed that there was no justification for collection of 101 billion rupees from gas consumers when government was already collecting Gas Infrastructure Development Cess.
Senators belonging to treasury benches said instead of indulging in the criticism for the sake of criticism the opposition should come out with recommendations to improve economy and reform different sectors. They said the country was in bad shape when PML-N took over and it effected and all round improvement in almost every sphere of life. Those who spoke on the motions included Saeed Ghani, Syed Tahir Hussain Mashhadi, Nauman Wazir, Jehanzeb Jamaldini, Kamil Ali Agha,
Javed Abbasi, Mir Kabir, Farhatullah Babar, Usman Saifullah, Azam Khan Swati, Nasreen Jalil, Mohsin Khan Leghari, Karim Ahmad Khawaja, Sardar Azam Khan Musakhel, Sehar Kamran, Mohsin Aziz, Mian Attique Ahmad Shaikh, Chaudhary Tanvir Hussain, Khalida Parveen, Taj Haider, Sitara Ayaz and Abdul Qayyum.