After three large increases in the previous fortnightly reviews, the caretaker government finally announced a small decrease in petroleum product prices.
Petrol prices have been reduced by Rs. 8 per liter, while high-speed diesel prices have been reduced by Rs. 11.
The interim government increased the price of petrol by Rs. 26.02 per liter to Rs. 331.38, while the price of high-speed diesel was increased by Rs. 17.34 per liter to Rs. 329.18.
On September 1, the government raised the price of petrol by Rs. 14.91 per liter and high-speed diesel by Rs. 18.44 per liter.
Furthermore, on August 15, the caretaker government raised the price of petrol by Rs. 17.50 per liter while raising the price of high-speed diesel by Rs. 20 per liter.