Govt hikes petroleum prices, petrol goes up by Rs3.56 per litre


ISLAMABAD: The government on Wednesday hiked prices of petroleum products by as much as Rs6 per litre, according to the Ministry of Finance.

The price of petrol was increased by Rs3.56, after which it would be available at Rs88.07 per litre.

The price of diesel was hiked by Rs2.62 taking it to Rs98.45 per litre.

The highest increase was recorded in the rate of Kerosene Oil i.e. Rs6.28. It would now be available at Rs76.46 per litre.

The price of light diesel also went up by Re1, which would be available at Rs65.30 per litre.

The new prices will be effective from March 1.