ISLAMABAD: The government on Thursday revised prices of petroleum products, icnreasing the price of petrol by Rs2 per litre.

According to reports, Prices for high-speed diesel, kerosene oil and light-speed diesel remain unchanged.  The new prices will come in to effect from September 1.

High-speed diesel will be sold at its previous price of Rs77.4 and kerosene oil and light-speed diesel will be sold at Rs44 per litre.

Earlier, OGRA recommended an increase of Rs. 2.35/Litre in the price of MS 92 RON Petrol, increase of Rs. 0.75/Litre in the price of High Speed Diesel(HSD), increase of Rs. 15.79/Litre in the price of Kerosene Oil, and increase of Rs. 12.18/Litre in the price of Light Diesel Oil (LDO.

However, the Finance Minister discussed the matter with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. It was decided by the Prime Minister that the prices of High Speed Diesel (HSD), Kerosene Oil and LDO will be maintained at the current level till 30th September 2017.

In the case of MS 92 RON Petrol, it has been decided to increase the price by Rs. 2.00/Litre, with effect from 1stSeptember 2017 until 30th September 2017.