The Faki government has increased the price of petrol in the country by Rs 35 but the levy per liter has been maintained at Rs 50.
According to petroleum division sources, the levy on petrol has been maintained at Rs 50 per litre, but the diesel per liter levy has been increased by Rs 5. Sources said that after this increase, the levy on diesel has increased to Rs 40 per litre.
Similarly, the levy on kerosene has been reduced by Rs 5 to 90 paise, after which the levy on kerosene has been reduced to 32 paise per litre.
According to the sources, the price of petroleum products has been increased at an average dollar exchange rate of 236 rupees 40 paise.
Petroleum Division sources said that the average dollar exchange rate from January 16 to January 27 was taken into consideration.
According to the sources, crude oil and other products have become expensive up to 11% in the world market.