Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed that strict measures be taken towards the weather concerned in smuggling.
Prime Minister Imran Khan chaired a high-level assembly on anti-trafficking wherein Finance Minister Abdul Hafeez Sheikh, Information Minister Shibli Faraz, Trade Adviser Abdul Razzaq Dawood, Special Assistant Shehzad Akbar, Special Assistant for Revenue Dr. Waqar Masood Khan Secretaries of Commerce, Petroleum, Maritime Affairs and Home Affairs Division, Chairman FBR and senior civil and army officers have been current. Provincial Chief Secretaries, FC Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and IGs of Balochistan additionally participated by means of video hyperlink.
The assembly was knowledgeable that the sale of smuggled oil is inflicting an annual lack of Rs. 100 to 150 billion to the economic system. At current, 2094 petrol pumps within the nation are concerned within the sale of smuggled oil.
The Prime Minister mentioned that smuggling was inflicting irreparable injury to the nation's economic system, including that anti-trafficking measures would enhance income which could possibly be spent on the welfare of the poor. The Prime Minister directed that strict measures be taken towards the weather concerned in smuggling.