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Federal government on Thursday has approved an increase of Rs5.40 per litre in the price of petrol.

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Political Communications Dr Shahbaz Gill while announcing the increase in petrol price on twitter, said contrary to OGRA's recommendations, Prime Minister Imran Khan has approved a mere Rs 5.40 per liter increase in the price of petrol in the public interest.

The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) had recommended an increase of Rs11.40 per litre in petrol price.

The price of high speed diesel has been increased by Rs2.54 per litre, kerosene oil Rs1.39 per litre, and light diesel oil Rs1.27, the special assistant said in his tweets.