ISLAMABAD: The government has increased the prices of petroleum products for the month of March 2019. The price of petrol has been increased to Rs92.88 per liter.
A statement on Thursday said that the government decided to change prices of petroleum products for the month of March 2019 as follows:
Ms 92 RON Petrol has been increased by Rs2.50 from Rs90.38 to Rs92.88.
The price of High Speed Diesel (HSD) has been increased by Rs4.75 from Rs106.68 to Rs111.43 4.75.
The price of Kerosene Oil (SKO) has been increased by Rs4 from Rs82.31 to Rs86.31
The price of Light Diesel Oil (LDO) has been increased by Rs2.50 from Rs75.03 to Rs77.53.
It may be added that based on international oil prices, increase of Rs. 4.71, Rs 9.44, Rs 8.06 and Rs 5.12 per litre in the price of MS (Petrol), HSD, Kerosene Oil and LDO respectively was worked out but the government decided not to pass on the full impact of price increase to the consumers and approved a reduced level of increase as indicated in the table above.
The new prices shall be applicable from 1st to 31st March 2019.