ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan wants strict action taken against culprits behind the artificial petrol crisis in Pakistan that was recently created and this includes arrests and suspension of licenses of Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) according to a report by The News.
According to the inquiry into the recent petrol crisis in Pakistan, it was found out the shortage of petrol in the country was artificial and the inquiry report that was submitted to the Prime Minister and the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) stated that the Petroleum Division was responsible.
Prime Minister Imran Khan directed that action be taken against all parties responsible arresting the culprits who are found guilty including licenses of those companies involved to be suspended.
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The premier further said that OMCs need to ensure that enough oil is stocked by them for 21 days and that is may be made binding on these companies. He said that such artificial petrol crisis will not be tolerated at any cost.
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