On Sunday, the Punjab transporters surged fares by 20 percent after the federal government surged the petrol prices by Rs.25.58 per liter, as per the reports of local media.
The transporters have surged the fares for the inter-city and intra-city bus travel.
In the meantime, the fares for the inter-provincial transport service have been surged by 15 percent in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP). The fare for the capital city from Peshawar has surged from Rs.300 to Rs.400.
The All Pakistan Goods Transporter Association (APGTA) has also given confirmation to surge the fares by 10 to 20 percent after a fresh rise in the POL rates.
It is important to mention that the government on the 26th of June had increased the petrol prices by Rs.25.58 after cutting it a short while back leading to a scarcity across the nation.
As per a notification released by the government on the matter, the new petrol price is now Rs.100.10. Whereas, the price of High-Speed diesel is now Rs.101.46 liter with a surge of Rs.21.31. The price of light-speed diesel is Rs.55.98 per liter and that of kerosene oil is now Rs.59.06 per liter.
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