No shortage of fuel anywhere in the country: PSO


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KARACHI: There is no shortage of fuel anywhere in the country, the country’s leading oil marketing company – Pakistan State Oil (PSO) said in a statement here on Tuesday.

It said the PSO has informed that it ensured fuel supply across the country and maintained ample stock levels so as to meet the consumer needs amid the strike called by the Oil Tankers Association.

PSO informed there is no shortage of fuel anywhere in the country as it ensured seamless fuel supply to all retail outlets 24/7′, the statement further pointed out.

The PSO statement said the Oil Tankers Association observed a strike to protest imposition of sales tax by provincial tax authorities, which was called off yesterday after successful talks with the government.

Quashing fears of any fuel shortage, sale of fuels continued as normal at all PSO outlets, unaffected by the said strike.

Pakistan State Oil has ensured seamless supply of fuel and is committed to maintaining it at all times in order to effectively meet the nation’s energy needs, the PSO statement added.