The state oil monopoly has jacked up the price of petrol, diesel and kerosene, whereas it has brought the price of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) — popularly known as cooking gas — by Rs 130 per cylinder.
Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) issuing a press release today, confirmed that the price of petrol has gone up by Rs 9 per liter and the prices of diesel and kerosene have gone up by Rs 7 per liter.
According to the new price, petrol will now cost Rs 173 per liter in Kathmandu, while diesel and kerosene will cost Rs 153 per liter.
The price of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), has however, dropped by Rs 130 per cylinder.
The NOC claimed that the new rates will come into effect from Tuesday midnight.
NOC also claimed that the price changes have been made based on the rates forwarded by its sole supplier Indian Oil Corporation (IOC). The IOC revises price twice a month, on the 1st and 15th of Gregorian month.

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