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Pakistan has cheapest fuel cost as compared to other states: PM

*Imran says India is almost exactly double while Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal are all 50 to 75 percent more expensive than us

June 01, 2020

(Karachi) Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that Pakistan has the cheapest fuel cost as compared to other states in South Asia after reduction in oil prices by the government.

In a tweet on Monday, the prime minister said the government has further reduced petrol, light diesel oil and kerosene oil prices.

He maintained, "India is almost exactly double. Bangladesh, Sri Lanka & Nepal are all 50 to 75 percent more expensive than us."

The government has reduced the price of petrol by Rs7.06 per litre for the month of June, with new price fixed at Rs74.52.

The price of kerosene has been reduced by Rs11.88 per litre and will now be Rs35.56 per litre. The price of high speed diesel has been increased by five paisas per litre, marking the new price at Rs80.15 per litre.

Additionally, the price of light diesel oil is fixed at Rs38.14 per litre which was previously set at Rs47.51 per litre.