Egypt minister meet over use of smart cards in fuel distribution

Fuel-dispencer11 December 2013, Cairo – Egypt’s Interior Minister Mohamed Ibrahim met Tuesday with Finance Minister Ahmed Galal and Petroleum Minister Sherif Ismael over introducing smart cards in fuel distribution.

Present at the meeting were officials from the interior ministry along with the chairman of the electronic payment company E-Finance Ibrahim Sarhan.

They agreed on starting technical steps to implement the smart card-based system of fuel distribution that aims to curb the smuggling of petroleum products.

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