DVRS to be extended to other Punjab districts

Lahore—Provincial Minister for Excise and Taxation Mujtaba Shujaur Rehman said on Saturday that Dealers Vehicle Registration System (DVRS) has been introduced in Multan, Faisalabad and Rawalpindi which would be extended to other districts of province till December 2016.
He said the DVRS had been developed on modern lines so that no vehicle with fake or inappropriate number plate could be seen on roads.
Addressing a press conference at DG PR Media Hall here, he said that under transport facilitation programme, a crackdown had been launched against fake number plate vehicles and motorcycles.
An ordinance has also been issued in this regard which would be presented in Punjab Assembly for approval after Eidul Azha, adding as per the ordinance, fine from Rs 15,000 to 500,000 alongwith two years imprisonment would be awarded to those who use or develop fake number plates, the minister said. Shujaur Rehman said the awareness was being created among people regarding fake and inappropriate number plates.—APP

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