The government has revised upward the petroleum prices after international price increase. The price of petrol is increased by Rs 5.4 per liter against Ogra recommendation of Rs 11 .40 per liter, as per Shahbaz Gill the Spokesperson,& Special Assistant to Prime Minister of Pakistan on Political Communication.
In his tweet Mr Gil said that Prime Minister has asked to provide the relief to the common man and not to transfer the full increase in international prices. The partial increase is being transferred.
The petroleum prices in international market is on increasing trends for last few months. He said the Prime Minister Imran Khan is of the view that the people should get maximum relief in every way.
While the partial transfer of increase will also suggest to partially absorb the hike by the government
The High Seed Diesel increased by Rs 2.54 per liter and kerosene oil price is increased by Rs 1.39 per liter. Price of light diesel Rs 1.27 per liter.