Pakistan State Oil (PSO) has become the first MOC to introduce Euro-5 diesel. The government had set the target to import the latest fuel by January 2021.
Earlier this year, the federal government had decided to shift petrol and diesel from Euro- 2 to higher-quality Euro-5.
The historical decision was taken in the federal cabinet meeting held under the chair of Prime Minister Imran Khan. PM Imran Khan had approved the plan to make a shift to the higher-quality fuel standards in Pakistan.
PM’s Adviser on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam had said that the premier had promised to increase the quality of petrol and it has=d been fulfilled. He had added that petrol would be shifted to Euro-5 from August, whereas, diesel’s standard would be shifted from January 2021.