The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) has reduced the prices of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) by Rs15 per kg for the month of November, it was revealed on Thursday.
On one hand, the petrol prices were increased by Rs5 by the regulator and the government, good news for the public is the reduction on LPG prices.
OGRA Chairman promises to keep the LPG prices and supply under control for this winter.
The prices of the domestic cylinder is reduced from Rs1673 to Rs1509 and commercial cylinder from Rs6,478 to Rs5,805 throughout the country. The All Pakistan LPG Distributors Association has confirmed the price drop following the notification from the regulator.
Chairman APLDA Irfan Khokhar said the significant decrease in LPG prices is the result of current government policies, he also said the consumers will get uninterrupted supply of LPG throughout this winter with controlled prices.
He eulogized the government for taking effective actions against LPG mafia making to possible for consumers to get LPG at better prices, the LPG mafia used to sell LPG in-black during the winter.
He also warned LPG distributors not to sell the commodity at the prices violating government policies and regulator’s guidelines otherwise, a strict disciplinary action would be taken against them.