FILE - Minister of Housing Moustafa Madbouly
CAIRO - 18 June 2018: Premier and Housing Minister Moustafa Madbouly stressed that the government will strictly apply the law against violations of transportation fares or unjustified rise in the prices of butane gas cylinders sold at the various outlets with fixed price lists that have been officially announced by the government.
In a statement on Monday, the prime minister underlined that he gave directives to the ministers, governors and bodies concerned to intensify traffic and supply campaigns to make sure that petroleum products are available especially the butane gas cylinders.
The law obliges drivers to abide by new transportation fares, the statement read.
The Cabinet's Information and Decision Support Center (IDSC) and the allocated hotlines received citizens' complaints on Saturday and Sunday June 16, 17 pertaining to the violations of some drivers and gas cylinders' warehouse owners in a number of governorates, it added.
Madboli reiterated that he follows up closely handling these complaints.
For his part, the cabinet's spokesman Ashraf Sultan said that the complaints can be received at (shakwa.eg) website and the cabinet's hotline (16528).