ISLAMABAD: With winter season still far away Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) prices on Wednesday have risen once again in a week by Rs 10 per kg.
The people can buy domestic cylinder in Rs 120 and commercial cylinder in Rs 480.
Chairman All Pakistan LPG Distributors Association Irfan Khokhar says, the marketing companies have escalated prices without government’s notification. He revealed that Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC), Parco and Pakistan State Oil (PSO) are on the top of black marketing companies list whereas government companies are also involved in corruption.
He further criticized the government for not taking action against distribution policies and said that the new prices of 90 kg cylinder would be Rs 1030 in Karachi, Rs 1095 in Lahore, Kasur, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Faisalabad, Sialkot and Peshawar, Rs 1150 would be charged in Rahimyar Khan, Sadiqabad, Hyderabad and Attock while the domestic cylinder in these areas would be available in Rs 1250.
Moreover, LPG prices in Gilgit-Baltistan, Murree, Nathiagali and Balakot would be Rs 120/kg while the price of domestic cylinder has escalated to Rs 1350.