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Petrol price goes up by Rs5.40 per litre in Pakistan

The federal government has approved increasing the price of petrol by Rs5.40 per litre, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Political Communication Shahbaz Gill said Thursday.

The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) had recommended an increase of Rs11.40 per litre in petrol price.

“Prime Minister [Imran Khan] went against OGRA’s recommendation and approved Rs5.40 increase in petrol price keeping in mind public interest,” the special assistant said.

Product Old rate New rate
Petrol Rs112.69 118.09
High Speed Diesel Rs113.99 116.53
Kerosene Oil Rs85.75 87.14
Light Diesel Oil Rs83.40 84.67

The price of high speed diesel has been hiked by Rs2.54 per litre,  kerosene oil Rs1.39 per litre, and light diesel oil Rs1.27, the special assistant said in his thread of tweets.

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