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ISLAMABAD – The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) on Friday sent a summary to the petroleum ministry recommending an increase up to Rs19.33 in petroleum prices.


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According to the summary, an increase of Rs2.36 per litre in petrol price and Rs2.20 in diesel price have been recommended. The new rate will be effective from October 1 after the ministry’s approval.

The authority has also suggested to hike the price of kerosene oil by Rs19.33 per litre.

Earlier, the government had approved an increase of Rs 2 in petrol price for the running month, September, while prices for high-speed diesel, kerosene oil and light-speed diesel were not changed.