The Petrol Prices in Pakistan will remain unchanged from 16 March 2022 to 31 March 2022 on the directives of Prime Minister Imran Khan to provide relief to general public amid the rising inflation rate in the country. In his address to the nation last month, the premier promised that price of petrol will remain stable until the next budget.
According to the notification, Petrol Price in Pakistan will remain unchanged at Rs. 149.86 per litre, while the Price of High-Speed Diesel (HSD) in Pakistan will also remain at the current rate of Rs. 144.15 per litre. Meanwhile, the Price of Kerosene Oil will remain at Rs. 125.56 per litre, while the Price of Light Diesel Oil (LDO) will remain at Rs. 5.66 per litre.
Petrol Prices in Pakistan From 16 March 2022
|PRODUCT||CURRENT PRICE (PKR)||NEW PRICE (PKR)||Change (PKR)|
|High Speed Diesel (HSD)||144.15||144.15||0.00|
|Light Diesel Oil (LDO)||118.31||118.31||0.00|
The Petrol Prices in Pakistan with effect from 16 March 2022 will remain unchanged as per the notification issued by the Finance Ministry. Prime Minister Imran Khan had promised the price of these commodities will not be increased until next budget while he addressed the nation last month.
“In line with decision of the Prime Minister in the last fortnightly review, the petroleum prices to remain unchanged despite abnormal increase in the international market.” said the notification by the Ministry of Finance. “Subsequently, to keep the prices at the existing level, Government will bear the additional burden of Rupees 30 billion for the fortnight (16-31 March, 2022).” the notification added.
The notification regarding the Petrol Prices in Pakistan was shared by Muzzammil Aslam, the Spokesperson to the Finance Minister, on Twitter.
وزیر اعظم نے پٹرولیم مصنوعات کی قیمتیں برقرار رکھیں۰ حکومت اس ریلیف کے عوض اضافی تیس ارب کا بوجھ یعنی 200 کڑوڑ یومیہ برداشت کریں گی اگلے پندرہ دن۰ اس کے علاوہ سیلز ٹیکس اور پٹرولیم لیوی کا چالیس ارب کا اور نقصان ہے۰ pic.twitter.com/JCEdwpOLi4— Muzzammil Aslam (@MuzzammilAslam3) March 15, 2022
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