ISLAMABAD (APP) - The Pakistan Electric Power Company (PEPCO) has requested the government to increase the power tariff by Rs 1.44 per unit, a private news channel reported on Friday. According to the channel PEPCO sources told that if the government is going to have no objection on the increased power tariff then the prices would be increased by April, 2010. PEPCO has requested the government to increase the power tariff due to increased prices of furnace oil in the international market in February, 2010, PEPCO sources stated.