Minister of Energy and Power Development Advocate Fortune Chasi has promised action to redress the current fuel hikes by fuel players. This comes after reports circulated on social media suggesting that fuel prices had gone up to RTGS$7 per litre.
His remarks come after Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA) and permanent secretary in the ministry of Finance George Guvamatanga refuted the reports that the government had increased fuel prices.
Chasi’s sentiments suggest that fuel players have raised fuel prices. Speaking during a post Cabinet briefing in the capital today, Chasi warned that ZERA will be out in full force enforcing the law. He said:
It is unacceptable for fuel players to insist on US dollar payments only. That is not compliant with their licences. Remedial action will be taken.
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