Lahore : The Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) marketing companies on Wednesday increased price of LPG by Rs 5 per kg.  LPG Distributors Association described the raise illegal and without notification of Ogra. The association appealed the Prime Minister to take action against the companies.  With the present increase, the price of domestic cylinder went up by Rs 60 and commercial cylinder by Rs 240.

In major cities including Lahore, Rawalpindi, Islamabad and Karachi one kilogram of the commodity will be sold at Rs 120 and Rs 140 at hilly areas. The price of domestic cylinder will be Rs 1390 and Rs 55560 would be charged for a commercial cylinder in those areas.