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PM approves minimum possible increase in petroleum prices against OGRA recommendations

January 1, 2021 | | Share:

Islamabad, January 01, 2021 (PPI-OT): Keeping in view to provide maximum relief to the people, Prime Minister Imran Khan has approved minimum possible increase in petroleum prices against the recommendations of Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority. The OGRA had proposed a raise of 10.68 rupees and 8.37 rupees per litter respectively for Petrol and Diesel.

However, only an increase of 2.31 rupees and 1.8 rupees per liter for petrol and diesel was approved by the Prime Minister, in view of government’s priorities to provide maximum relief to the people.

Similarly, OGRA has recommended a raise of 10.92 rupees and 14.87 rupees per liter respectively for Kerosene Oil and Light Diesel, while only an increase of 3.36 rupees and 3.39 rupees per litre was granted to these commodities.

For more information, contact:
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Government of Pakistan
4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9103557
Email: info@moib.gov.pk
Website: http://www.moib.gov.pk

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