As part of a new resistance to the phenomenon of the sale of contraband gasoline and activation of the role of the regional committee in charge of resisting the phenomena of parallel trade and contraband, a working session was held this Thursday, December 09 2021 at the headquarters of the State,
under the supervision of Mr. And Mr. Mustafa Taqieh, President of the Regional Federation of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts, and representatives of various security services, protection Civilian and Diwaniyah Guard attended. The first Mr. Al-Mutamid stressed the need to fight against the phenomenon of smuggling and selling gasoline outside the legal channels, which are sold in random shops and by the roadside, stressing the danger that it poses a threat to the security of citizens, in particular at points in residential neighborhoods, considered to be an imminent threat to the security of persons and property. . The first Mr. Al-Mutamid called for the need to activate the work of supervision, in particular the regional committee in charge of combating the phenomena of parallel trade and contraband, in particular the resistance to the phenomenon of smuggling and sale of gasoline, which has worsened in the recent period, stressing in the same context the need to identify the different points of sale of contraband gasoline and then to establish an intervention program to remove these random points and eliminate the phenomenon of the sale of contraband gasoline. The head of the regional union of industry, commerce and crafts and the head of the region's petrol station hall have also been called upon to recommend that the owners of petrol stations in the region respect the law in the exercise of their activities and to refrain from selling gasoline in plastic or other cans to rationalize the use of fuel in general and ensure the safety of citizens. For his part, Mr. Mustafa Takia, head of the regional union of industry, commerce and crafts in Monastir, stressed that there are 40 service stations in the region, some of which are experiencing difficulties in due to the increase in the number of random stores. sale of gasoline, especially with mobile pumps placed on the sidewalk and from outlets. Contraband gasoline which harms the national economy and poses a threat to the safety of citizens and property. The representative of the Diwaniyah Guard and Inspections Division in Monastir explained that during the year 2021, 2,000 liters of contraband gasoline were seized, for a total value of around 99,243 thousand. dinars, including the means of transport which were seized, stressing that resistance to the phenomenon of smuggling, in particular of smuggled gasoline, requires work within a framework of partnership between the various stakeholders to ensure the effectiveness of the '' intervention and safety when booking operations due to the seriousness of this material.