The government on Monday announced a decrease in petroleum prices for the month of January, slashing the rates of petrol and diesel by Rs4.86 and Rs4.26 per litre, respectively.
The price of kerosene oil has been reduced by Rs0.52 and that of light diesel oil (LDO) by Rs2.16 per litre, a finance ministry statement said.
The new price of petrol will be Rs90.97, while that of high-speed diesel (HSD) – used in trucks and buses etc — would be Rs106.68 per litre.
Kersone oil and LDO will be sold at Rs82.98 and Rs75.28 per litre, respectively.
The new prices will take effect from midnight, Radio Pakistan