Petrol price increased by Rs4 from October 1!
The government on Thursday announced an increase in petroleum product prices citing an increase in petroleum prices in the international market.
As per the new orders, Petrol, with an Rs4 increase will now cost Rs127.30 per litre, whereas high-speed diesel, with an increase of Rs2, will cost Rs122.04 per litre.
The kerosene oil price has been increased by Rs7.05 and is priced at Rs99.31 per litre.
While light diesel oil gets an Rs8.82 increase and now will cost Rs99.51 per litre.
|Product||Existing price (per litre)||Increase (per litre)||New price (per litre)|
|Light diesel oil||Rs90.69||Rs8.82|
According to a notification from the Finance Division, “The OGRA has worked out the higher petroleum prices but the prime minister has decided against the recommendation and passed on the minimum increase in prices to the consumers.”
“It is pertinent to mention that petroleum prices in Pakistan are the cheapest in the region,” the notification claimed.