Pakistan govt hikes petrol price to ₹50.89 per litre

Prime Minister Imran Khan led-government on Sunday increased the price of petrol by up to ₹1.23 per litre.

“The federal government increased the price of petrol by up to ₹1.23 per litre for the next 15 days of February 2021,” ARY News reported citing Pakistan’s Ministry of Finance.

Prime Minister Imran Khan approved ₹1.23 per litre increase on petrol and ₹1.31 per litre on diesel.

Meanwhile, the price of kerosene oil is increased up to ₹1.61 per litre while the rate of light diesel was jacked up to ₹1.36 per litre.

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According to ARY News, the new petroleum prices from February 1 will be – petrol: ₹50.89, diesel: ₹52.79, kerosene oil: ₹36.47, and light diesel: ₹36.03.

Source: Business Standard

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