Dar Announce To Reduce Petrol Prices By Rs 12.63
Faizan Hashmi Published October 01, 2022 | 01:00 AM
ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 1st Oct, 2022 ) :Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Muhammad Ishaq Dar on Friday announced a reduction in the price of petrol by Rs 12.63 per litre, slashing it from Rs237.43 to Rs224.80 per litre.
The finance minister, while addressing a press conference here, also announced a reduction in the price of high-speed diesel by Rs 12.13. "It will now be sold at Rs 235.30, down from the existing Rs 247.43," he said.
Relief was given to the public due to the decrease in petroleum prices in the global market, he added.
Dar said the tax return system was choked due to flood, while individuals had been requesting for an extension.
"In view of the request made by trade bodies and businessmen, we are extending the date for filing income tax returns by a month till Oct 31, 2022. I appeal everyone to file their returns by the new deadline," Dar added.