ISLAMABAD - The government on Tuesday increased the prices of petroleum products up to Rs5.19 per litre for the month of November.

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has given the approval after considering the summary of Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority.  The govt increased the price of petrol by Rs2.49 per litre. High speed diesel price was enhanced by Rs5.19 per litre, light diesel oil by Rs3 per litre and kerosene oil price increased by Rs5.19 per litre for November.

Petrol price will go up to Rs75.99 per litre from the current Rs73.50 per litre. HSD price has gone to Rs84.59 from current Rs79.40 per litre. The prices of kerosene oil, after an increase of Rs5.19, will go up to Rs53.19 per litre from the existing Rs48.00 per litre and the price of LDO will go up with an increase of Rs3 per litre to Rs49from existing Rs46.00 per litre.