ISLAMABAD  – As winter sets in, marketing companies have increased the price of LPG by Rs5 per kilogram. This is the second increase in a week’s time.

According to Chairman LPG Distributors Association Muhammad Irfan Khokhar, as per Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) rules, the price should have been increased after announcement from authorities concerned but marketing companies have increased price with immediate effect that is absolutely unfair.

He said that price of domestic cylinder has increased by Rs 55 while commercial cylinder has been increased by Rs 220. LPG price has reached 145 per kg in Lahore, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Jhelum and Faisalabad and price of domestic cylinder has been increased to Rs 1690 in Multan, Bahawalpur, Rahim Yar khan, Muree, Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Attock, Peshawar, Mardan and Batkhela.