Caretaker govt decides to not increase fuel prices

ISLAMABAD: The caretaker government has decided to keep the petroleum prices unchanged for the month of June, Newsone reported.

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Earlier PML-N government decided to keep the petroleum prices unchanged till June 07, leaving the decision of changing the prices on incoming caretaker government.

“Since our government ends today, and new prices of Petrol, Diesel, and Kerosene oil go in effect from tomorrow (Friday), therefore on recommendation of ministry of finance, the prime minister has decided to leave their prices unchanged till June 07, so that the incoming government can decide the new prices,” Minister for Finance Dr Miftah Ismail said in his tweet on Thursday.

Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA)earlier recommended an increase of Rs 8.37 in petrol price for the month of June.

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