Oil, Ghee prices move up in Utility Stores

NUT (Web Desk)  Oil and Ghee prices have moved up in the Utility Stores across the country ahead of the holy month of Ramadan, a notification issued in this regard said Friday.

The price of cooking oil has been increased from Rs6 to 9 per litre, while ghee rates have been moved up by Rs7 per kg, the notification added.

Utility Stores have increased the prices of branded ghee and oil, the notification said, with the revised rates coming into effect immediately.

It is pertinent to note the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, in a recent report, said inflation in the country reached a seven-month high, and in March, it rose to 9.05%.