Petrol shortage feared as oil tankers association’s strike enters 2nd day

25 Jul, 2017 10:50 am

KARACHI (92 News) – Petrol shortage is feared across the country as the strike of Oil Tankers Association has entered second day today (Tuesday).

The All Pakistan Oil Tankers Association (APOTA) had gone on a strike across the country against collecting double toll tax and abusive behavior of traffic police.

The APOTA representatives had said that the strike is to protest against the safety regulations of Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) as well as against the penalties levied by Motorway police.

The association members had decided to not supply oil to fuel stations in protest for an indefinite period. The members of the tanker union asked the government to solve their demands.

On the other hand, the Ministry of Petroleum will hold a meeting with the association members for the resolution of their demands.

The representatives of Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) and oil companies will also attend the meeting.

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