The crackdown was launched against oil smuggling on the directives of Prime Minister Imran Khan
The fresh auction process for the petrol pumps will be held soon, announced Administrator Karachi Iftikhar Shallwani.
The decision was taken due to ongoing monsoon rains.
LAHORE: The provincial capital on Wednesday faced a severe petrol crisis causing immense discomfort to commuters as several fuel stations remained closed, ARY News reported. Large queues were witnessed at those fuel stations which had petrol, while over half of the pumps were closed across the city. However, the stations capped the maximum sale of petrol at Rs500 for cars and Rs100 for motorcycles. Many commuters faces immense inconvenience in search for fuel as stations displayed banners that was unavailable.…
LAHORE: The Punjab government has ordered all the District Coordination Officers to immediately stop adulteration of Kerosene Oil (KERO) with High Speed Diesel (HSD) through raiding petrol pumps in their relevant districts, ARY News website reported.
LAHORE: Lahore High Court (LHC) has summoned Inspector General Punjab over the petition filed against the arrest of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) workers, closure of petrol pumps and the barriers placed across the city, ARY News reports.
Karachi: Pakistan Petroleum Dealers Association (PDA) on Thursday appreciated being adopted for demolishing illegal and unauthorized petrol pumps operational across the country. Chairman PDA and CNG Dealers association, Abdul Sami Khan in a statement said these are causing heavy financial loss to the exchequer through evasion of required taxes and revenue. He also expressed his gratitude to Chef Justice, Mohammad Iftikhar Chaudhry, Chairman Federal Bureau of Revenue, Tariq Bajwa and concerned officials of Pakistan Customs…