ISLAMABAD: Ogra has increased the gas tariff up to 14 percent.

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According to Ogra, the latest increase in gas tariff is made on recommendations of the Sui Southern Gas Company Limited (SSGCL) and Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL).

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Commendation has been collapsed to increase of Rs58.29 per (million British thermal unit) or approximately 14 percent average growth in its prescribed price for SNGPL, to Rs464.94 per mmbtu.

Similarly, the price for SSGCL has now been fixed at Rs469 per mmbtu after an increase of Rs22.9 per mmbtu.

According to officials, the summary of the latest price hike had been transmitted to the Ministry of Petroleum.

The ministry has the office to retain same rates for domestic consumers and increase the same for other sectors.

Ogra officials said companies would not increase gas rates for domestic consumers if government provided subsidy to the consumers.

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