Government approves the hike in Petrol Price by Rs. 5.40/litre


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

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

Source: Geo News