The government has increased the price of petrol by Rs 17.50 and diesel by Rs 20 per litre
The federal government has increased the prices of petroleum products.
The government has increased the price of petrol by Rs 17.50 per litre.
After the increase, the new price of petrol rose to Rs 290.45 per litre.
The price of diesel has also been increased by Rs 20 per litre.
After the increase, the price of diesel rose to Rs 293.40 per litre.
Petrol pumps closed in various cities
Oil marketing companies and Petrol Pumps Dealers Association became active in view of possible increase in the prices of petroleum products.
Petrol pumps dealers started hoarding petrol, petrol pumps were closed in various cities including Islamabad.
The people were worried about the non-availability of petrol and diesel, OGRA and the administration kept silent on the closure of the pumps. In some cities, long queues of vehicles formed at petrol pumps.