ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) on Thursday approved an increase of Rs0.81 per unit in the electricity tariff for all power distribution companies, except for K-Electric.

The distribution companies include Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Hyderabad, Islamabad, Lahore, Multan, Peshawar, Quetta, Sukkur and tribal areas electricity supplying companies.

The power tariff hike comes days after the prices of petrol and high-speed diesel were increased by Rs6 per litre.