Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan criticised latest hike on petroleum prices, by saying the burden on masses is being increased.


In a tweet Imran Khan said, “It is shameful how the government refuses to collect taxes from the powerful.”

He further said that "the government, allows the Sharifs and others of their ilk to continue draining national resources" through money laundering.


Pakistan Peoples Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari had also criticised the price hike .


On Wednesday, the government increased prices of petroleum products by as much as Rs6 per liter, according to the Ministry of Finance.