Govt increases petrol prices for rest of June

The Nation  |  Jun 15, 2021

The federal government on Tuesday increased the price of petrol by Rs2.13 per litre for the next 15 days of June 2021.

The government approved Rs2.13 per litre increase on petrol and Rs1.79 per litre on diesel. The price of kerosene oil is increased up to Rs1.89 per litre while the rate of light diesel was jacked up to Rs2.03 per litre.

After an increase, the current price of petrol stands at Rs110.69 per litre, whereas the per-litre prices of diesel, kerosene oil, and light diesel are Rs112.55, Rs81.89, and Rs79.68, respectively.

The new prices will come into effect from 12:00 midnight.

The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) had proposed a hike in fuel prices by over Rs4 per litre for the next 15 days starting from June 16.

The authority had also proposed an increase in diesel prices by Rs3.50 per litre.

On May 31, Prime Minister Imran Khan declined a proposal by the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) for an increase in the prices of petroleum products for the next 15 days.

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