Federal Minister for Finance and Income, Senator Muhammad Ishaq Dar on Saturday mentioned that the federal government has diminished the worth of petrol by Rs9 per litre, whereas the speed of high-speed diesel (HSD) slashed by Rs7 per litre.
In a televised deal with on Saturday, the finance minister mentioned one petroleum product had witnessed enhance whereas the worth of one other went down within the worldwide market over the last 15 days.
Following the discount, the petrol shall be accessible at Rs253 per litre whereas the worth of HSD shall be Rs253.50 per litre.
Dar mentioned no adjustments had been made to the petroleum improvement levy (PDL) which was elevated to Rs60 per lite on the demand of International Monetary Fund (IMF).
The brand new costs shall be efficient from July 16 (Sunday).
The finance minister mentioned the native foreign money had appreciated in opposition to the US greenback within the final 15 days after Pakistan signed a staff-level settlement with Worldwide Financial (IMF) on $three billion Stand-By Association (SBA).
He additional mentioned that Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif wished to cross as a lot aid to the plenty as potential.