ISLAMABAD: Following the directives of Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan, as many as 1,482 unlawful petrol pumps had been sealed throughout an ongoing countrywide crackdown in opposition to sale of smuggled petroleum merchandise.
The marketing campaign launched in opposition to oil smuggling on the directives of Prime Minister Imran Khan and led by the Ministry of Inside is continuous unabated and displaying considerably good outcomes.
Amongst 1,482 sealed gas stations, 92 had been sealed in Punjab, 23 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and 4 had been sealed in Sindh.
From 11 January, 1,482 petrol pumps have been sealed, whereas 3 million litres of petrol and 10 million litres of diesel had been seized.
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Throughout a gathering on Jan 4, the prime minister was knowledgeable that the nation was disadvantaged of an estimated income of Rs150 billion each year attributable to sale of smuggled oil. As many as 2,094 gas stations had been discovered to be concerned in sale of smuggled petroleum merchandise in three provinces.
Prime Minister Khan had stated the economic system is struggling irreparable loss as a result of menace of smuggling and known as for ultimate motion in opposition to components concerned in such unlawful acts.