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Prime Minister Rejects OGRA Recommendation for a Hike in Petrol Prices

Prime Minister Imran Khan has rejected the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority’s (OGRA) recommendation of a hike in petroleum prices today.

OGRA had recently forwarded a summary to the premier, seeking an increase of Rs. 14.07 per liter in the price of petrol and an Rs. 13.61 per liter hike in the price of high-speed diesel.

The summary also sought an increase of Rs. 10.79 per liter in the price of kerosene oil.


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The Finance Ministry stated that the price of petrol would remain unchanged at Rs. 111.90 per liter while high-speed diesel will remain Rs. 116.07 per liter. The Ministry also informed that the price of kerosene and light diesel would also remain unchanged. The Ministry has also stated that the prices will remain unchanged the same for the month.

As per reports, the hiked prices were expected to be in effect from 15 February 2021.


  • سینیٹ اور ضمنی الیکشن کا شکریہ۔ ورنہ حکومت سے تو کوئی اچھی امیدیں نہیں رہیں۔

  • If you earnestly believe that the serial of Ertugurl Ghazi can help alleviate the stress that has been put by the previous office holders then your commitment to curb the dispute amongst your own party needs to be addressed and the money from the culprits to be taken back so that we don’t suffer anymore. We have not seen any action done so far.
    Traitors must be taken out and exemplary punishment be given in public.


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