The Oil and Gas Regulatory Company (OGRA) has advised the petroleum division to raise fuel prices in December. It has sent a summary with higher prices to the division.
OGRA recommends raising petrol prices from Rs2.55 per litre from December 1. High speed diesel should be increased by Rs2.70, it advised.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has to approve the increase in prices before they come into effect.
The finance ministry will announce the new prices on November 30. It can also decide to keep prices unchanged.
Petrol prices in Pakistan are changed every 15 days. OGRA sends the government a recommendation and the government chooses whether it wants to raise prices, lower them or keep them at the same rate. Last month, the government decreased the petrol prices by Rs1.57. DNA
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