Prices of petrol increased by Rs 8
ISLAMABAD Nov 5,2021
The government on late Thursday night raised the prices of petrol by Rs 8.03 per liter with immediate effect.
According to a notification, the new price of petrol will be Rs 145.82 per liter against the current rate of Rs 137.79 per liter.
The price of high-speed diesel (HSD) has also been enhanced by Rs 8.14 per litre and will now cost Rs142.62 per litre.
The price of kerosene oil was also increased by Rs 6.27 per litre to Rs 116.53 per litre. In addition, the price of light diesel oil has been enhanced by Rs 5.72 per litre. The new price of light diesel oil will thus be Rs114.07 per liter.
Prices of petroleum products increased
It is pertinent to mention here that Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday had rejected a summary of Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) proposing an increase of Rs 11.53 in prices of petroleum products.
Just three weeks ago, the government jacked up the price of petrol by Rs10.49 per litre, following fluctuation in the global oil prices.