Govt keeps petrol price unchanged, cuts diesel rate by Rs7 per litre
Govt keeps petrol price unchanged, drops diesel by Rs7 per litre
ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – The caretaker government on Thursday kept the petrol price unchanged at Rs281.34 per litre for the next fortnight.
However, the high-speed diesel (HSD) price has been slashed by Rs7 per litre while kerosene oil comes down by Rs3.82 per litre.
The light diesel oil price has also been dropped by Rs4.52 per litre. The finance ministry issued a notification in this regard.
On Nov 15, the caretaker government slashed the petrol and diesel prices by Rs2.04 and Rs6.47 per litre, respectively.
The government is charging zero general sales tax (GST) on all petroleum products while the rate of petroleum levy (PL) on petrol and diesel is Rs60 per litre.