Govt Cuts Petrol Price By Rs3.5 Per Litre To 'Provide Relief'.

The government on Sunday decreased the price of petrol by Rs3.05 per litre, bringing the price of the fuel to Rs227.19 per litre.

According to a statement issued by the Finance Division, the price of high-speed diesel has been jacked up by Rs8.95 per litre, while that of kerosene oil Rs4.62 per litre.

The prices have reportedly been changed for a period of 15 days.

The prices were previously revised on July 14 following a drop in the prices of oil globally.

Announcing the decision to reduce the prices, Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif had said that it was aimed at passing the benefit to the consumers.

In his televised address, the premier had also pledged to continue passing on the impact of reduction in global oil prices to the people in...

To continue reading

Request your trial

VLEX uses login cookies to provide you with a better browsing experience. If you click on 'Accept' or continue browsing this site we consider that you accept our cookie policy. ACCEPT