Ha Noi to examine fuel stations (13/07/2017)
HNP - Pursuant to Official Letter 3312/UBND-KT dated July 7, the Municipal People’s Committee requests relevant units to increase effort and check business of fuel stations in the capital city.
The Municipal People’s Committee agrees with proposal of the Department of Industry and Trade in Document 2586/SCT-QLTM on increasing effort to check fire and explosion fighting and prevention, equipments and supplies in fuel stations in Ha Noi, and business of the fuel stations.
Accordingly, the Department of Industry and Trade shall direct market surveillance officers to conduct further examination, focusing on compliance with current legal regulations in the field of petroleum trading.
The Ha Noi Police Department of Fire Fighting and Prevention shall increase examination of fire fighting and prevention, and cooperate with Department of Science and Technology and relevant units to examine supplies and equipments of fuel stations in the capital city. If fuel stations do not satisfy requirements of fighting and prevention as well as current regulations on fuel trading, the Police Department of Fire Fighting and Prevention in cooperation with Department of Industry and Trade act as advisor to the city, propose measures to handle them and report to the Municipal People’s Committee for further consideration.
People’s Committees of city’s districts, suburban districts and towns shall enhance state management in the area, coordinate with relevant departments, agencies and units to develop trade facilities for fuel business according to planned scheme, and do their utmost to prevent spontaneous, illegal construction of works prone to fire and explosion, in particular fuel stations.
By Mai Phuong