Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday said that Pakistan now has the cheapest fuel cost comparing other states in South Asia, including India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal, Dunya News reported.
Government has brought down the price of petrol by Rs Rs7.06 per litre, kerosene oil by Rs 11.88 per litre and light diesel by Rs 9.37 per litre. After the latest reduction, new price of petrol will be Rs 74.52 per litre, kerosene oil Rs 35.56 per litre and light diesel Rs 38.14 per liter.
PM Imran Khan said in a Twitter message that the government has further reduced petrol, light diesel and kerosene oil prices. "Now we have the cheapest fuel cost compared to other states in South Asia. India is almost exactly double. Bangladesh, Sri Lanka & Nepal are all 50 to 75 percent more expensive than us," he said.