The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) has increased the LPG price on Thursday by Rs2 per kg.
As per the notification, the authority has fixed the Liquefied petroleum gas price at Rs115 per kg. with a surge of Rs23, the domestic cylinder would now be sold for Rs1,361.
The prices of LPG, wood and coal have gone up becuase of zero to almost no level of pressure of natural gas in the winter season, which has urged many people to turn towards the other fuel sources for cooking meals and keeping themselves warm either by setting up heaters or burning coals.
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On the 29th of December, Ghulam Sarwar Khan—the Petroleum and Natural Resources minister had given assurance to resolve the matter of the low gas pressure on a priority basis.
While conversing with a delegation of lawmakers addressing from the division of Rawalpindi at the Punjab House, Ghulam Sarwar Khan said that necessary steps were being adopted for vindicating the sufferings of the gas consumers.
On the occasion, Zahoor Muhammad—the general manager of Sui Northern Gas Pipeline Limited (SNGPL) had given assurance that gas would be provided to all the areas of the Rawalpindi division.
Recently the government has taken the decision of imposing the geographical indication law once it gets approval from the cabinet. The law is very much required for protecting the commercial heritage of the products made in Pakistan or has got Pakistani origin.