‘Govt’s incompetence led to chaos in nation’: Opposition decries petrol disaster

‘Govt’s incompetence led to chaos in nation’: Opposition decries petrol disaster

PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari, PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz censure govt for coping with disaster “incompetently”

By Web Desk

November 25, 2021

PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari (left) and PML-N Vice-President Maryam Nawaz (right) —Twitter/File
PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari (left) and PML-N Vice-President Maryam Nawaz (proper) —Twitter/File

The Opposition censured the federal government saying it handled the continuing petrol disaster “incompetently”, as 1000’s of individuals waited in lengthy queues at petrol pumps throughout the nation to get their automobiles refueled on Thursday throughout the country-wide strike introduced by the Pakistan Petroleum Dealers Association (PPDA).

PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari mentioned that the complete nation was frightened as the federal government had proven its “incompetence” in coping with petroleum sellers.

“The government’s incompetence in  [dealing with] the petroleum dealers has created chaos in the country,” a press release issued by PPP on Twitter quoted Bilawal as saying.

“Most of the petrol pumps are closed in the country, while several long queues could be seen […] businesses affairs are affected, which is the government’s failure.” 

Bilawal mentioned PM Imran Khan had “ruined” the lives of individuals after his authorities had affected each facet of life. “PTI-led government turns solvable issues into a crisis through its incompetence.”

The PPP chairman famous the following enhance within the value of petrol can be disastrous for the plenty, as he mentioned that the rise within the charges of electrical energy, costly petrol, and gasoline had been the “gifts of the PTIMF deal”.

“From day one, we had said that the PTI’s budget was a failure […] and the failure of the budget has proved that Imran Khan’s government is incompetent,” Bilawal mentioned.

Meanwhile, PML-N Vice-President Maryam Nawaz in a Tweet, mentioned the federal government’s “apathy and incompetency” had pressured individuals to attend in lengthy queues to get wheat, sugar, and petrol.

Terming it “the height of injustice”, Maryam mentioned that regardless of all of the chaos, the federal government has been “inconsiderate” in direction of the plenty. The PML-N chief claimed she had by no means witnessed Prime Minister Imran Khan “being worried over a common man’s problems.”

Sharing a video through which a person may very well be seen criticising the federal government as he stood outdoors a petroleum pump in Islamabad — together with a number of individuals ready to get their tanks stuffed — Maryam mentioned: “This is the humiliation that Imran Khan has earned for a few days in power.”

In one other tweet, Maryam shared photos of lengthy queues outdoors petrol pumps in Islamabad, Lahore, and Gujranwala, and mentioned: “These are not just long queues, [these images depict] people’s misery, pain, and helplessness.”

The PML-N mentioned she prayed, “Imran Khan, people who impose him [on the country], and ministers” additionally stand in such lengthy queues so they may realise the distress of the plenty.”