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Govt, tanker drivers seal deal; petrol pumps opening from today


 |  Kathmandu

The government and the Nepal Petroleum Tankers Drivers Association (NPTDA) have struck a four-point agreement, thereby ending the ongoing stalemate.

A meeting of the representatives of the Nepal Oil Corporation, the NPTDA and the government held at the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies in Singha Durbar struck the four-point deal promising to fulfill the demands of the agitators in the next 15 days.

With the 4-point deal sealed, the strike taking place since Sunday has come to an end from today itself.

During a press meet organized following the agreement, it was informed that all the petrol pumps will open from today itself.

Workers of the private petrol pumps in the Kathmandu Valley had staged a strike, floating a 7-point demand including pay increase among other facilities.


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