The marketing companies have announced the increase of Rs 10 per kg in the price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) on immediate basis.
Following the increase the price of domestic and commercial cylinder hiked to Rs. 1200 and Rs 450 respectively.
President of All Pakistan LPG Distributors Association Irfan Khokar declared the rise in prices as unfair.
He stated the government producers such as Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) PSO and PARCO did not increase the cost of LPG.
After the increase, the new price of LPG in Karachi is Rs 100 per kg with domestic cylinder at Rs 1150 while in Lahore, Gujranwala, Gujarat, Faislabad, Sialkot, Hyderabad and Sheikhopura, LPG will be traded at Rs.110 per kg with domestic cylinder at Rs 1270.
Meanwhile, the LPG price will stand in Mirpur, Multan, Bhawalpur, DG Khan, Peshawar, Kohat and Bannu at Rs 115 per kg and domestic cylinder Rs 1330. And in Rawalpindi and Islamabad the LPG will be sold at 130 per kg with domestic cylinder at Rs 1510.
The new price of LPG in Muree Muzafrabad and FATA is Rs 140 per kg and domestic cylinder is Rs 1630.