Govt reduces sales tax on petrol to zero
Before this, the sales tax on high speed diesel was Rs9.02/litre.
Sources said that the government did not hike levy on petrol and retained it at Rs9.62/litre. It also retained Rs9.14/litre levy on high speed diesel.
The new price of levy and sales tax would be effective from today.
The government has decided not to raise prices of petroleum products till Nov 30.
Reporter Waqas Azeem