ISLAMABAD: After petrol price, prices of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) has also been enhanced. LPG price increased by Rs5 per kilogram.
LPG Industries Association Pakistan Chairman Irfan Khokhar said that LPG price was increased by Rs5 per kg, following which price of domestic use cylinder was raised by Rs50 and commercial cylinder by Rs200.
Irfan Khokhar said that LPG price was increased twice in a week. He said the government should take notice of the price increase, else situation would deteriorate.
Information Minister Shibli Faraz on Saturday said welfare of the people was the priority of government and efforts would be continued to provide them the relief.
In a tweet, he said the prices of petroleum products had been reviewed due to surge in international oil prices.
The minister, however, said the increase made in Pakistan was less than when compared with other regional countries.
The government ostensibly seems to have acceded to the will of cartel by increasing petrol price by Rs25.58 a litre in one go, rising the petrol price to over a hundred rupees a litre.
As per the notification issued by the Finance Division, the price of high speed diesel has gone up by Rs21.31, while the prices of kerosene and light diesel oil have been augmented by Rs23.50 and Rs17.84, respectively.