Energy minister denies plans to raise gas cylinder price

Amman,Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, Saleh Kharabsheh, denied any government’s plans to increase the price of gas cylinders, as a report published in a local media outlet claimed.

Kharabsheh described these allegations as ” baseless” and affirmed the government has no plans to take such a decision, stressing the ministry’s intention to take legal action against the media organization and the person who circulated the news.

The minister noted the dissemination of such fabricated news aims to create a state of confusion for the energy sector and citizens, which is punishable by law.

Source: Jordan News Agency