Price of petrol in Pakistan raised by Rs1.71 per litre starting from August 1

The government has raised the price of petrol by Rs1.71 per litre, the premier’s aide on political communication, Shahbaz Gill, said on Friday.

It was rumoured that OGRA has recommended a Rs1.71 per litre increase in the price of petrol and a Rs2.27 per litre increase in the price of diesel.

It was also rumoured that it recommended a Rs0.35 per litre hike in the price of kerosene and a Rs0.24 raise in the price of light diesel oil.

“At this time, the government is collecting a nearly zero percent tax on petroleum products,” Gill said, adding: “Right now, the whole world is in the grip of inflation due to corona.”

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