Fuel price cut as soon as possible: Minister

January 12th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Petrol, diesel and cooking gas prices will be cut to the “maximum possible” extent soon, Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dinsha Patel said here Monday.“We will ensure that the reduction in prices is maximum and is implemented as soon as possible,” Patel said on the sidelines of the Petrotech India conference.

Last week, Petroleum Minister Murli Deora had said that the government is likely to cut petrol prices up to Rs.5 per litre, diesel Rs.3 a litre cooking gas up to Rs.25 per cylinder.

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