Kathmandu. Kathmandu. Prices of petroleum products have risen again after 12 days. A meeting of the Board of Directors of Nepal Oil Corporation held on Wednesday has increased the prices of petrol and diesel and kerosene domestic and foreign aviation fuel, international aviation fuel and LP gas with effect from 12 noon on Wednesday.
The Board of Directors has increased the price of petrol, diesel and kerosene by Rs 3 per liter with effect from Wednesday night. Petrol now costs Rs 136 per liter, while diesel and kerosene cost Rs 119 per liter. The price of aviation fuel has also gone up by Rs 5 per liter. Now the price of domestic aviation fuel has reached 101 US dollars per liter and the price of international aviation fuel has reached 895 US dollars per kiloliter.
Similarly, the price of LP gas for cooking has also increased by Rs 75 per cylinder. In addition, consumers now have to pay Rs 1,575 for a cylinder.
The corporation claims that there is a deficit in petrol, diesel and LP gas even after this price adjustment.