ISLAMABAD: The price of petrol has increased by Rs 8.02 making the per liter price Rs 105.68. The price of diesel has also been raised by a staggering Rs 4.70 to Rs108.16. There was no relief for consumers as the price of CNG was also hiked by RS 11.58 per kg.
For the first time in the country’s history, petrol prices have crossed the Rs100 per litre barrier. And for the first time in the country’s history, all three fuels – petrol, diesel and kerosene oil – will cost over Rs100 per litre effective Sunday (today). Price of CNG has also been raised by up to Rs11.55 per kg.
With a Rs8.02 hike, per litre petrol price has jumped from Rs97.66 to Rs105.68, according to a notification issued by the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) on Saturday night.
Per litre price of high speed diesel was raised by Rs4.70 – from Rs103.46 to Rs108.16 – while the price of kerosene oil was raised by Rs5.29 – from Rs96.40 to Rs101.69 per litre.
The price of High Octane Blending Component has been raised from the current Rs126.87 to Rs135.81 – an increase of Rs8.94.