Govt all set to drop gas bombshell on citizens

F.P. Report

ISLAMABAD: Government once again has decided to hike the price of Gas.

According to media reports, the petroleum division has sent  a summary to Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) proposing  a raise of 5% gas tariff  besides suggesting to charge an additional Rs. 60 per month from domestic consumers on account of meter rent. According to documents , Rs. 80 has been proposed to be charged  on account of meter rent every month against new meter. It has been further recommended that gas tariff for factories running on electricity be increased by 12%  and for  export industries gas tariff be fixed   $6.5 per MMBTU.