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Govt reduces prices of POL products by Rs15 per litre

March 24, 2020

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The federal government reduced the prices of petroleum products by Rs15 per litre on Tuesday. After the decrease in the prices, petrol will be available at Rs96.60 per litre. The diesel price has been fixed at Rs107.25. Likewise, kerosene oil will be sold at Rs77.45 per litre after the Rs15 decrease. The new prices have become effective. Earlier talking to senior journalists, Prime Minister Imran Khan had announced an Rs15 per litre decrease in the prices of POL products. “An amount of Rs200 billion has been allocated for the poor section. We will also talk to industrialists for the people losing jobs due to the crisis. Rs100 billion has been reserved for the agriculture sector. We will give a refund of Rs100 billion to the export sector,” he declared. Imran Khan said that the people consuming up to 300 units will be able to pay their bills in three installments. “A sum of Rs280 billion has been allocated for purchasing wheat. Rs25 billion has been allocated for the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA). A package of Rs1.5 billion has been reserved for the poor families and each family will get Rs3,000 per month,” he said.  

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