Ishaq Dar announces Rs35 per litre increase in petrol

increase in petrol

Finance Minister Ishaq Dar announced that the price of petrol and diesel will increase by Rs35, with the new prices going into effect on 11pm on Sunday.

The price of petrol will rise from 214.80 to Rs249.80. The price of diesel will change from Rs 227.80 be Rs262.80.

The prices of kerosene and light diesel will increase by Rs18.

The increase comes after reports of petrol shortage in many parts of the country on Sunday morning. Prices normall go into effect at midnight after a few hours notice but the latest increase came into effect on midday with the minister’s announcement.



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