Several petrol pumps closed, citizens rushed in search of petrol due to the non-availability of fuel.
The prices of petroleum products have come down but the anxiety of the people has not abated. Petrol shortage began to rise across Lahore. There is a shortage of petrol due to untimely supply.
Sales at petrol pumps in North Lahore have stopped due to untimely supply of petrol. There are long lines at the pumps where petrol is available. Citizens began to be humiliated in search of gasoline on foot.
According to the petrol pump management, the Ministry of Petroleum caused extraordinary delays in finalizing the import plan and storing petrol in the days of lockdown.
Poor government policies and private companies’ incompetence have raised fears of a petrol crisis in the city.
On the other hand, the citizens said that if petrol has been reduced by Rs 10, then the price of bread and other food items has also been increased. Citizens further said that other food items should be reduced like reduction in the petrol price.
Extracted from City42 News