ISLAMABAD: The prices of gas are likely to be increased by 190 percent by the next month, sources revealed on Tuesday.

According to sources, the petroleum division has prepared a summary 190 percent by the month of July.

Sources have revealed that monthly usage of 50 cubic metres of gas will be charged at Rs63 per unit, as per the recommendations of the petroleum division.

Usage of 100 cubic metres of gas can cost Rs242 per unit on a monthly basis, with a rise of 190.55 percent, the sources added.

The sources also informed that the summary will be sent to the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) for approval.