Muscat, The Ministry of Commerce and Industry said that 32,611 LPG cylinders were inspected at stations across the Sultanate during the period from January to the end of June 2018.

During this period, 27,938 cylinders were returned and 4,673 were found unfit for use. The tested cylinders were of 48lt and 108lt capacity.

The Directorate General for Standards and Metrology said that the cylinders were handed over to the inspection stations having the required licenses issued by competent authorities. These licenses are issued by virtue of qualifications, expertise and possibilities for inspection, testing, maintenance and repairing the cylinders, according to the provisions of Omani standard specification no 201/2014.

Source: Oman News Agency