Thursday, 12 June 2008

Fuel subsidy via roadtax rebates at post offices in Malaysia

Pos Malaysia Berhad (PMB) has announced that in line with the decision made by the Government on fuel subsidy, PMB has been appointed as the agent for disbursement of this subsidy to eligible vehicle owners. Eligible Malaysians can start to claim the subsidy at all 686 post offices countrywide effective on 1 July 2008.

As announced by the Government, vehicles with valid Road Tax from 1 April 2008 until 31 March 2009 are entitled for the annual subsidy. Owners of cars up to 2,000 cc as well as pick-up trucks and jeeps up to 2,500 cc will receive RM625 for each vehicle. Motorcycles up to 250 cc will receive RM150 each.

Vehicle owners who come personally to make the claim at post offices shall be paid in cash. Those who appoint third parties to claim on their behalf shall receive the Money Order that will be mailed directly to the owner’s address that is furnished to PMB when making the claim.

The following flow-chart explains the procedures involved in claiming the fuel subsidy at the time of roadtax renewal at post offices nationwide:

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“PMB, through its extensive network of 686 post offices countrywide will be ready to serve our customers in handling the subsidy payments in a convenient and timely manner,” said Abu Huraira Abu Yazid, Acting Managing Director / Group Chief Executive Officer of PMB.

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