Govt hikes prices of petroleum products, petrol will now cost Rs 170 per litre, diesel Rs 153 per litre

Published On: May 14, 2022 08:36 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has again increased the prices of petroleum products.

A meeting of the state-owned NOC Board of Director on Saturday made the decision to hike the prices of petrol and diesel by Rs 10 per litre each with effect from 12 midnight on Saturday. With this the price of petrol has reached Rs 170 per litre and diesel and kerosene Rs 153 per litre.

The NOC, however, has not made any changes in the price of LPG gas. The decision to make a sharp hike in the prices of petroleum products comes a day after the local election was held on Friday.

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