The federal government has increased the price of petrol, diesel, and other products by as much as Rs4.15 a liter.
Increases in the cost of petroleum products have been implemented by the federal government. An Rs4 per liter increase in the price of petrol, Rs4 for high-speed diesel (HSD), Rs3.95 for kerosene oil, and Rs4.15 for light diesel oil have been implemented.
The new price of petrol has been fixed at Rs144.82 per litre, up from Rs140.82 per liter, the price of high-speed diesel has been increased from Rs137.62 to Rs141.62, the price of kerosene oil has been increased from Rs109.53 to Rs113.53, and the price of light diesel has been increased from Rs107.06 to Rs111.06.
The notification will be in force beginning on January 1, 2022, and will last for the next 15 calendar days.
In a separate announcement earlier in the day, the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) announced a decrease in the price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) for the month of January 2022.
The price of LPG would be reduced by Rs5.9 per kilogram as a result of a notification issued by a regulatory agency, and it will be sold out at Rs196.67 per kilogram as a result.
For the month of January 2022, the price of an 11.8 kilogram of residential LPG cylinder has been cut by Rs69.63 per cylinder. The price of a household cylinder has been set at Rs2,320 per cylinder as of today. For the month of December, the price of a household cylinder had been set at $2,390.