Won't tolerate petroleum shortage at any cost: PM Imran.


ISLAMABAD -- Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday stated in clear terms that he will not tolerate petroleum shortage in the country at any cost.

Going through the Ministry of Petroleum's report on the recent fuel shortage, the prime minister issued directives for the authorities to take measures to avert any artificial petroleum shortage in the future.

He called for oil companies to ensure a smooth supply of petroleum products and ordered action against hoarders.

Last week, Prime Minister Imran Khan had ordered punitive action against those responsible for the artificial shortage of fuel across the country.

According to sources, PM Imran Khan had issued the orders while presiding over an emergency meeting on the petrol crisis in Islamabad. He summoned Federal Minister for Power Omar Ayub...

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