Published On: Tue, Mar 25th, 2014
Published in Category: Islamabad

OGRA recommends cut in petroleum prices

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ISLAMABAD: Prices of petroleum products is likely to be decreased upto Rs. 4 per litre, private news channel reported on Monday.

According to reports, Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) has recommended cut in petroleum prices from April 1st to provide benefit of the depreciation of dollar to the consumers.

Sources reported that the price of petroleum will be slashed by Re. 1.05 per litre while diesel prices will be decreased by 95 paisas per litre and will be sold at 115.80 per litre.

The kerosene price will affect most with a cut of Rs. 4.50 per litre. The rate of High Octane fuel is likely to be reduced by Rs. 3.45 per litre.

The recent depreciation of dollar by Rs. 7.22 has resulted in the decrease of prices of petroleum products. OGRA is expected to send its summary about the prices to the Ministry of Petroleum by the end of this week.

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