ENERGY Minister Peter Kapala has revealed that government will extend and maintain the current subsidies on petroleum products which were supposed to come to an end on June 30, for three months, up to September 30. And Kapala says government’s decisions to increase fuel prices in the last few months have not been easy ones, as these adjustments can increase inflation and consequently add to people’s miseries. In a statement, Thursday, Kapala said VAT and Import Duty would remain waived on diesel and petrol, while Excise Duty was waived on Diesel and reduced on petrol. The Energy Minister added that the fuel price increases in the last few months had been inevitable to save the country from defaults. “The New…...

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