Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. L

No 20

14-May-2007

IRAN

Majlis Calls For Iran Gasoline Rationing Delay Despite Ministrys Readiness Claim

Irans Majlis Energy Commission (MEC) has called for the introduction of gasoline rationing to be delayed by four months, even though the Ministry of Petroleum has said the smart card controlled system will be ready for implementation by end-May. MEC Chairman Kamal Daneshyar says teething troubles with the introduction of smart cards necessitate the postponement...