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Govt keeps petrol, diesel prices unchanged for next fortnight

Govt has decided to reduce the prices of kerosene oil and light diesel oil by Rs10 per litre

The government has decided to keep the petrol, and diesel prices unchanged for next fortnight.

the federal finance minister Ishaq Dat announced the decision while addressing a press conference in Islamabad on Friday night.

He announced that the petrol and diesel prices will remain unchanged but the prices of kerosene and light diesel are reduced by Rs10 per litre.

“We got the recommendation of increasing the price of petrol and diesel from the regulatory authorities,” the finance minister said.

Dar added that his ministry has decided to keep the price of the two most used petroleum products stable after consultations with Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif.

Product Existing prices w.e.f
New prices
Petrol 272 272 Nil
High-speed diesel 293 293 Nil
Kerosene 187.73 177.73 -10
Light diesel oil 184.68 174.68



On March 16, the government increased the prices of petrol, High-Speed Diesel (HSD) and Kerosene by Rs5, Rs13 and Rs2.56 per litre respectively.

The new prices will come into effect from midnight and remain effective till April 15.

Saman Siddiqui

Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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