Iranian Fuel Prices

  8 (Goal: 5,000)

Petitioning: Iranian Parliamentarians and Constituents

Petitioner: Sam Mendoza started on March 1, 2009

Petition on the review of the cost of fuel in the Rural Tehran and other rural areas of Iran which are now amongst the most expensive places in the Middle East to buy petrol or diesel; highlight in particular the refusal of the Iranian Government to introduce measures similar to those operating in Saudi Arabia which reduce the tax on fuel in very remote areas; to protest at the serious consequences which high fuel prices have for fishermen, motorists and businesses in island and rural areas and to request parity with mainland city prices.