ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Thursday announced no increase in the price of petrol for the month of January, however said the government would slash price for Diesel and Kerosene Oil.
Addressing a gathering at the launch of the Prime Minister’s National Health Programme, he said the summary initiated by the Oil and Gas Development Authority (OGRA) for increasing the price has been rejected.
“Even no increase in the price of the petrol is a relief for the people,” the Prime Minister said.
He said the Finance Minister will announce the details later.
The government announces changes in prices of petroleum products every month, keeping in view the fluctuations in the international prices.