FINANCE and National Planning Minister Dr Situmbeko Musokotwane says it is unreasonable to expect fuel pump prices to remain the same when the international prices have gone up. In an interview, Friday, Dr Musokotwane said citizens should realize that petroleum products were not produced in Zambia. The Finance Minister said the PF government was not reducing fuel prices for fear of losing elections but at the same time, they had no money to pay for the products. “I will issue a comprehensive statement on that but for now let me just say that we need to realize that petroleum products are not produced in Zambia, these are imported products. When they are imported, there is a dollar price that you…...

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