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No change in oil prices for next 15 days: Ishaq Dar

Ishaq Dar said on Sunday the government had decided not to change the existing prices of petroleum products for the next 15 days, till January 31

By Sabah
January 16, 2023
Finance Minister Ishaq Dar addressing a news conference in Islamabad on January 5, 2023. Sreengrab  of a TV video.
Finance Minister Ishaq Dar addressing a news conference in Islamabad on January 5, 2023. Sreengrab  of a TV video.

LAHORE: Minister for Finance and Revenue Senator Ishaq Dar said on Sunday the government had decided not to change the existing prices of petroleum products for the next 15 days, till January 31.

Addressing a news conference here, he said the current per litre price of petrol is Rs214.8, diesel Rs227.80, kerosene oil Rs171.83 and light diesel oil Rs169, which would remain unchanged for the next fortnight. 

The government was to announce the new fuel prices for January 16 to 31 fortnight on Sunday. However, the minister said that no change would be introduced in accordance with the advice of PMLN Quaid and former prime minister Nawaz Sharif.

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