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Petrol and light diesel prices raised

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The highest increase of 5.2 per cent has been made in the price of high octane blending component. Its per litre price will now go up to Rs107.80 from Rs102.46 per litre. – File Photo by AFP

ISLAMABAD: Prices of petroleum products, except the high speed diesel, have been increased for August by up to 5.2 per cent.

Syed Jawad Nasim, the spokesman for the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra), said here on Sunday that the price of motor spirit (petrol) had been increased by Rs1.09 per litre (1.3 per cent), to Rs84.80 from Rs83.71. The highest increase of 5.2 per cent has been made in the price of high octane blending component. Its per litre price will now go up to Rs107.80 from Rs102.46 per litre.

The price of kerosene has been increased by Rs1.97 per litre (2.33pc), to Rs86.62 from Rs84.65.

Light diesel oil (LDO) price has been increased by Rs2.13 per litre (2.6pc), to Rs83.52 from Rs81.39. The high speed diesel price will remain unchanged at Rs92.10 per litre.

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