Islamabad Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar has said that prices of petroleum products have been increased owing to enhance of cost of crude oil in international market.
Talking to media on Tuesday evening, he said that federal government has decided to change the prices of petroleum products adding that in this regard Rs 1.71 per liter was increased on petrol , after which new price of petrol would be Rs 73 per liter .
The new price of high-speed diesel would be Rs 82 per liter with the increase of Rs 1.52 while new price of light diesel would be Rs 44 per liter with the increase of Rs 0.66 . Similarly, the price of kerosene oil is fixed at Rs 44 per liter with the increase of Rs 0.75
The Finance Minister said that price of kerosene oil has not increased so much. The new prices of petroleum products would be implemented on 1st March, 2017.