ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday said after reduction in oil prices by the government, Pakistan had the cheapest fuel cost comparing to other states in South Asia.
“The government has further reduced petrol, light diesel oil and kerosene oil prices,” he said in a tweet.
The prime minister said India was almost exactly the double while Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal were all 50 to 75 percent more expensive than Pakistan.
Separately, Special Assistant on Political Communication Dr Shahbaz Gill tweeted that the government had reduced prices of petroleum products up to 56.89 rupees per liter on the direction of Prime Minister Imran Khan during the lockdown.
He said petrol prices had been slashed by 37 rupees per liter, high speed diesel by 42 rupees, kerosene oil by 57 rupees, and light diesel by 39 rupees during the last two months. He said this is called public service.