Iran: Use of Fuel Cards Starts in 4 Mega Cities

According to Amir Vakilzadeh, head of National Iranian Oil Products Distribution Company more than five million fuel cards have been issued over the past six months
Use of Fuel Cards Starts in 4 Mega CitiesUse of Fuel Cards Starts in 4 Mega Cities

After a 2-day delay, the first phase of using fuel cards at the filling stations commenced on Tuesday (August 13) in four mega cities, namely Tehran, Karaj, Isfahan and Tabriz. 
Fatemeh Kahi, head of National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company (NIORDC) PR Office, was quoted by news outlets as saying.
"Car and motorcycle owners who either do not have or have yet not received their fuel cards can fill up using the special cards of gas station attendants. However, they cannot buy fuel over a certain limit in one day.
The limit to buy gasoline using the attendants’ cards is 40 liters per day for cars and will be reduced gradually to compel all motorists wanting to fill up to have their own cards.
The NIORDC has often said that the scheme has nothing to do with fuel rationing [at least not until March 2020].


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