npet-story-222015ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage, Pervaiz Rashid on Sunday said that petroleum products prices in the country were cheapest in the region.

Speaking to media representatives, he said the ‘people friendly government’ of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML N) was determined to work for the welfare of masses and passing on the benefits of decline in petrol prices in international market to them despite economic troubles.

The information minister said that the government had put the economy on right track during the past 17 months. The federal government had written to the provinces to reduce prices of essential commodities so that the people could benefit from the improved economy.