Sylhet, November 20: The government will decide on reducing the prices of fuel in December next, Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith said on Sunday.
The minister made the disclosure while talking to journalists at Alia Madrasa ground in Sylhet. Muhith went there to inspect the rally venue as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is scheduled to visit and address there on Wednesday.
“There are some logistic complexities on reducing the prices of fuel. The issue will be discussed with the Prime Minister this month. The decision of the issue may come after December 10 as I will be in abroad from December 4 to 10,” the Finance Minister said.
He said the premier and Awami League President Sheikh Hasina would visit Sylhet on Wednesday as part of her preparation for the next general election which is scheduled to be held in 2018.