Govt increases petrol prices yet again as a new year’s gift

The government has given the people a thoughtful gift to start the new year – an increase in petrol prices for January. The price of petrol has been hiked to PKR 116.60 from PKR 113.99, an increase of PKR 2.61. While in the case of High-speed diesel and Light-speed diesel, the prices have been increased by PKR 2.25 and PKR 2.08 per litre, bringing their new prices to PKR 127.26 and PKR 84.51 respectively.

The highest increase was for Kerosene oil which saw an overall increase of PKR 3.10 per litre. The government has increased the prices on the recommendation of the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA).

Source: Pro Pakistani