Thursday, September 29, 2022

‘Govt reduces prices of POL products up to Rs56.89 liter during lockdown’

‘Govt reduces prices of POL products up to Rs56.89 liter during lockdown’
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Special Assistant on Political Communication Dr Shahbaz Gill said that the government has reduced prices of petroleum products up to 56.89 rupees per liter on the direction of Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan during the lockdown. In a tweet on Monday, the special assistant said petrol prices have been slashed by 37 rupees per liter, high speed diesel 42 rupees, kerosene oil 57 rupees, and light diesel 39 rupees during the last two months. He said this is called public service. On the other hand, in order to provide further relief to the consumers, the federal government has reduced the prices of petroleum products ranging from 7.06 to 11.88 rupees for the current month. According to Finance Division, the price of Petrol has been slashed by 7.06 rupees per liter and the new price is 74.52 rupees. Price of Kerosene Oil has been decreased by 11.88 rupees per liter and its new price is 35.56 rupees. Similarly, price of Light Diesel oil has been reduced by 9.37 rupees per liter and the new price is 38.14 rupees. The price of High Speed Diesel has been increased by 0.05 rupees per liter and new prices will be 80.15 rupees. The new prices will come into effect from June 1.