PM directs to maintain POL prices at current level
Finance Minister briefs Prime Minister on cumulative reduction in POL prices.
Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has directed to maintain prices of petroleum products at the current level.
This he said during a meeting with Finance Minister Ishaq Dar who called on him in Islamabad.
The Finance Minister briefed the Prime Minister on cumulative reduction in POL prices during the last three months.
He informed that the economic policies, stabilization of the value of rupee and increase in the foreign exchange reserves has already resulted in reduction of POL prices in the country.
He apprised the Prime Minister that the OGRA has suggested increase in prices of Petrol, HSD, LSD and HOBC and decrease in price of Kerosene Oil for the next month.
Prime Minister directed that the decrease in price of kerosene oil should be passed on to the consumers. In this way kerosene oil prices have been reduced from 98.07 to 97.40 per liter.
The prices of the other POL products remain unchanged.