Decision to send samples of number plates to laboratory abroad for testing, NRTC provided 27 samples of number plates to Excise, while summary was sent to Cabinet for finalization of contract.
Excise Department of the vehicles to make up the number plates owned by the contract enters the final stages, more than 17 million over the past half year number plates are pending, the same reference contract number plates for finalization It has been decided to send the samples to a laboratory abroad for testing.
According to sources, NRTC has sent 27 different samples to the excise department, which will send them abroad for excise testing this week. The testing of number plates will cost 4,000 euros, which will be borne by the company itself. The samples include official, commercial and semi-official number plates of vehicles and motorcycles. The excise department has sent the contract to the cabinet for final approval.
Excise officials say that international standards will be taken into account in sampling of number plates. A complete test report will be available in one to three months.
It should be noted that there is a shortage of more than 1.7 million number plates in Punjab including Lahore. Despite charging fees for the last one and a half years, number plates are not being issued.
Extracted from City42 News