Jun 01, 2020

Pakistan fuel prices are lowest in S. Asia - Imran Khan

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday said Pakistan now had the cheapest fuel cost comparing other states in South Asia, including Sri Lanka.

“We have further reduced petrol, light diesel oil, kerosine oil prices. Now we have the cheapest fuel cost compared to other states in South Asia,” Mr. Khan had Tweeted.

He said India was almost exactly the double while Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal were all 50 to 75 percent more expensive than Pakistan.

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The Associated Press of Pakistan reported that the Pakistan government had brought down the price of petrol by Rs Rs7.06 per liter, kerosene by Rs 11.88 and light diesel by Rs 9.37.
After the latest reduction, the prices of the commodities stood at Rs74.52, Rs35.56 and Rs38.14 per liter respectively, it adds.