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SBP abolishes 1.5% fee on debit, credit card transactions

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SBP abolishes 1.5% fee on debit, credit card transactions

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Also, petroleum product dealers and oil marketing companies (OMCs) like Pakistan State Oil (PSO) sought permission from the authorities concerned for recovering the additional amount from cardholders so that their profit margins were not compromised.

Earlier, fuel stations had stopped accepting payments through debit and credit cards and demanded the abolition of 1.5% fee.

The abolition of minimum fee was a longstanding demand.“We raised the issue in a meeting with State Minister of Petroleum Musadik Malik on Sunday last week,” he revealed.

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Author / Journalist: Salman Siddiqui

Category: Business Finance

Topics: Transactions Debit Million Credit State Pakistan Digital Payment Maximum Cards

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Sentiment: Negative

Fact Checked: Legitimate

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Readership Location: Pakistan

Published Date: 2023-03-18, 21:51:51

News Timezone: GMT +8:00

Language: English

Original Article Length: 673 words

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News ID: 1041025

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