PM Imran Khan directed officials to take maximum strict action against artificial shortage of petrol in the country.

PM gave the instructions while leading a gathering of the federal government in Islamabad.

Prime minister Imran Khan on Tuesday instructed authorities to take the strict action against those liable for the fake deficiency of petroleum in the nation.

The cabinet noticed that the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority ‘Ogra’ and the Petroleum Division have the lawful power to genuinely enter and assess the storerooms of oil organizations.

It addressed the Ministry of Petroleum to frame raiding groups, comprises delegates from the Petroleum Division, Ogra, the Federal Investigation Agency ‘FIA’ and the district organization. Groups will be answerable for assessing all petroleum warehouses.

It included, anybody discovered engaged with stocking will confront the full power of the law, including arrest and the forced arrival of such stores.

Moreover, any organization discovered neglecting to keep up required stocks and supplied to its outlets, according to their license, will confront harsh action, including the suspension and discharging of said license and huge fines.

Imran coordinated the Petroleum Division and Ogra to make essential move so as to guarantee customary supply in the following 48 to 72 hours.

The Prime minister additionally coordinated the oil minister and Ogra to guarantee that all oil marketing companies ‘OMCs’ keep up 21 days’ stock to fill the requirements of their license.

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