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Govt. increases petrol price by Rs5.40 per litre

Govt. increases petrol price by Rs5.40 per litre for the remaining 15 days of July 2021.

The new price for petrol will be Rs118.09 per litre, diesel will be Rs116.5 per litre, kerosene will be Rs87.14 and that of LDO will be Rs84.67.

While the prices of kerosene and light-diesel oil (LDO) have been increased by Rs1.39 and Rs1.27, respectively.

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

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

“Prime Minister [Imran Khan] went against OGRA’s recommendation and approved Rs5.40 increase in petrol price keeping in mind public interest,” SAPM Gill said in a series of tweets.

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

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