Fuel supply restored after 45c raise in oil tanker freight rates

APOTOA announced to resume operations and to restore supply of fuel across the country.All Pakistan Oil Tankers Owners Association (APOTOA) called off their two day strike after the fares were increased by 45 percent.APOTOA spokesperson Israrullah Shanwari said that Governor Sindh Dr. Ishrat-ul-Ebad, Oil Companies Advisory Committee, officials of Pakistan State Oil (PSO) Company contacted the association.He said that both the parties agreed on increasing the fares by 45 percent and after the official notification, the indefinite strike that lasted two days was called off.The APOTOA announced to resume operations and to restore supply of fuel across the country. Meanwhile, the ministry of petroleum said that orders were given to ensure delivery to PSO. Oil filling in tankers also started at the oil terminals. – Dunyanews