OGRA jacks up LPG price by Rs11.79/kg

Commercial LPG cylinders stand at an LPG decanting station. — Twitter/File
  • LPG to cost Rs215.95/kg from today onwards.
  • Price hike means an 11.8kg cylinder will now cost will Rs2,548.29.
  • Govt had maintained status quo on prices of petroleum products a day earlier.

The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) on Thursday jacked up the price of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) by Rs11.79 per kilogramme.

As per a notification issued by the regulator, LPG will cost Rs215.95/kg from today onwards. The price means that an 11.8kg cylinder will now cost will Rs2,548.29 making it an increase of Rs139.19.

Last month, OGRA had jacked up the prices of LPG for November by Rs2.96/kg to Rs204.16/kg.

This increase made the domestic LPG cylinder (11.8kg) expensive by Rs34.91, while the commercial one (45.4kg) saw a jump of Rs134 in price.

A day earlier, the government maintained a status quo in the prices of petrol and diesel for the next fortnight.

Finance Minister Ishaq Dar made this announcement as he holds talks with the International Monetary Fund.

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