Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed attended yesterday’s federal cabinet meeting with the current pricing list of food products in order to demonstrate that Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin was ‘wrong.’
“Where is Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin?” Sheikh Rasheed was quoted as saying by sources in the federal cabinet, who met with Prime Minister Imran Khan in the chair on Tuesday in Islamabad.
According to the inside story of the federal cabinet meeting, Sheikh Rasheed stated, “I’m here with the original price list of the food things accessible in the market,” and added, “Whatever Shaukat Tarain says about the prices is not correct,”.
According to the sources, Prime Minister Imran Khan also inquired about Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin at the discussion, although Tarain did not attend the federal cabinet meeting held yesterday.
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It had previously been reported that a furious exchange of words had taken place between Defence Minister Pervez Khattak and Energy Minister Hammad Azhar over the gas problem during the PTI’s parliamentary party meeting, according to sources.
According to reliable sources, PTI leader Khattak had expressed his displeasure with Energy Minister Hammad Azhar regarding the shortage of natural gas in Pakistan, particularly in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.