OIL Marketing Companies Association of Zambia president Dr Kafula Mubanga has welcomed the pronouncement by government that the country will next month start blending fuel with ethanol at 10 per cent. Dr Mubanga has, however, urged government to put in policies that would curtail illegal blending of the commodity to avoid repercussions on the end users. In an interview, Monday, Dr Kafula said it could be interesting if the 10 per cent of blended fuel could trigger a one percent reduction in the current pump price. “Well it’s a very significant move by government [because] number one, it indicates that government is committed to its policy direction as demonstrated by it trying to ensure that they put up mitigatory measures…...

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