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Rs35 per liter hike in petroleum prices recommended MIGMG News


The petroleum division has recommended Rs35-per-liter hike in petroleum products, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Friday.

The petroleum division recommendation has come in the backdrop of shortage of petroleum products and the division has sent a summary to the federal cabinet in this regard.

The petroleum division said that the Oil Marketing Companies were facing financial problems due to price differential claim, suggesting Rs27 / liter hike in the price of petrol and Rs35 / liter increase in high speed diesel. .

It warned if the government did not raise petrol prices, it would create extreme shortage of fuel across the country.

The petroleum division further said in case the government maintained the POL prices, then it would have to give Rs136 billion subsidy till June 30.

It also recommended that the GST and petroleum levy on the POL products be kept at zero level.

The federal cabinet would decide about the summary sent by the petroleum division in its meeting today.

In bears mentioning that the federal government has decided to keep the POL price unchanged till June 30 on the order of prime minister.

The division recommended increase in POL prices keeping in view the tattered condition of the national kitty which does not afford such a hefty subsidy.

Reporter Awais Kiyani


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