Relief given to export oriented industry to bridge fiscal, current deficits: Omar Ayub

ISLAMABAD, Jun 12 (APP):Minister for Power Division Omar Ayub Khan Wednesday said relief in gas and electricity tariffs was being given to export oriented industry to bridge fiscal and current account deficits.

Addressing at post budget press conference along with Prime Minister Advisor on Finance Dr Hafeez Shaikh, the minister said, “around 7.5 cent per unit in electricity and 6.5 cent per unit in gas tariffs relief was being given to the export oriented industry”.