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  • Petrol will presently be sold for Rs106 per liter across Pakistan
  • OGRA had suggested an expansion in cost of petroleum by Rs10.68 per litre

ISLAMABAD: The public authority has chosen to build the cost of petroleum by Rs2.31 per liter, as per an official statement gave by the Prime Minister House. 

Read more: Petrol cost in Pakistan expected to ascend from Jan 2021, sources say

According to the official statement, PM Imran Khan dismissed the outline sent to him by the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) which had suggested an increment in the cost of petroleum by Rs10.68 per litre. 

OGRA had additionally suggested an increment in the cost of diesel by Rs8.37 per liter. In any case, the PM House said that the chief had dismissed the recommendations and all things being equal, endorsed an expansion in the costs of petroleum and diesel by Rs2.31 per liter and Rs1.80 per liter respectively. 

 The PM House said that OGRA had suggested an expansion in costs of other oil based goods, for example, lamp oil by Rs10.92 per liter and light diesel by Rs14.87. Be that as it may, the head endorsed a climb in the cost of lamp fuel oil by Rs3.36 and consented to an expansion in the cost of light diesel by Rs3.95. 

Petrol will presently be accessible for Rs106 per liter while diesel will be sold for Rs110.24 per litre. 

The new cost of lamp oil is Rs73.65 per liter and light diesel oil will be accessible for Rs71.81. The new costs are relevant from 12 PM this evening till January 15.

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