Gilgit-Baltistan: LPG Hike Unchecked in GB

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Gilgit (PT): The public sector Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) producers have increased the LPG price Rs. 5/kg due to surge in price of LPG in international market. After this recent augment, LPG would be available at Rs.145 per kg at Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) which will further hike its prices in far-flung valleys of GB.

The price of LPG is unchecked in Gilgit-Baltistan and according to market sources dealers were already charging Rs. 180/kg in Gojal Tehsil of Upper Hunza and many other areas of Gilgit-Baltistan.

The local community has criticized the authorities concerned for unchecked hike in prices of LPG and other basic commodities and urged the government to regulate the prices at local level.

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