Power likely to go up by Rs4.69 per unit

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Electricity is likely to become more expensive as the Central Power Purchasing Agency (CPPA) has filed an application with NEPRA seeking power tariff increase by Rs4.69 paise per unit.

According to details, the Central Power Purchasing Agency (CPPA) has filed a request in National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) to increase the price of electricity by Rs4.69 per unit on account of the monthly fuel adjustment of July.

The NEPRA will hear the request of CPPA on August 31. The increase will impose an additional burden of more than Rs65 billion on consumers.

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