Govt raises petrol prices, notification issued

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has notified the increase in prices of petroleum products for the next 15 days.

Released According to the notification issued by the Ministry of Finance, the price of petrol has been increased by Rs 3.1 per liter, after which the new price will be Rs 147.83 per liter. The Finance Ministry said that the price of high speed diesel has been fixed at Rs 144.62 paise after an increase of Rs 3 while the price of kerosene has been fixed at Rs 3 paise.

116 will be 48 paise per liter. The price of light diesel oil has been increased by Rs3.33 per liter, after which the new price has been fixed at Rs114.54 per liter. The increase in prices of petroleum products will be applicable for the next 15 days from 12 noon. On the other hand, the spokesman of the Federal Ministry of Finance Muzammil Aslam said that once again

The Prime Minister has rejected OGRA’s proposal. He said that in the last 15 days, the prices of crude oil in the world market have increased by 10% but the government has only increased it by 2%. It may be recalled that the federal government had also increased the prices of petroleum products on New Year’s Eve.


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