Petrol stations through the UAE will soon stop charging Dh2 for customers using credit cards to buy fuel for their cars, a newspaper reported on Monday.
An official source has revealed to ‘Emarat Al Youm’, that the Higher Committee for Consumer Protection is to soon announce the cancelling of the Dh2 charge. The announcement will be made shortly, the report stated.
The sources confirmed to Emarat Al Youm that intensive consultations are underway between the Ministry of Economy, Ministry of Energy, banks and local economic departments in preparation for the cancellation of the fees.
The source confirmed that fuel stations will be strictly monitored in all Emirates to ensure the implementation of the resolution.
No additional fees on credit/debit card purchases at Adnoc
Abdulla Salem Al Dhaheri, CEO of Adnoc Distribution, has confirmed that the company does not charge any additional fee on credit/debit card purchases of fuel products/services and other merchandise at any of its service stations and outlets in the UAE.
Reiterating that Adnoc Distribution has never implemented such charges in the past as well, Al Dhaheri said: “We have always placed the interests of our customers as a top priority. Adnoc Distribution will continue to endorse this customer-focused approach for the benefit of all end-users across the UAE.”