According to media reports, the price of petroleum products is projected to rise by up to Rs10 next month due to increasing costs on the international market.
According to sources, petrol prices are set to rise by Rs7 per liter, while diesel prices are predicted to rise by Rs10 per liter.
Prime Minister Imran Khan will make the ultimate decision on the price rise on January 30, 2022, after consulting with the Finance Division.
Due to growing petroleum costs in the international market, the government announced an Rs3.01 rise in the price of fuel on January 15. In addition, beginning January 16, a rise in the price of other petroleum goods was imposed.