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Transport entrepreneurs continue strike

KATHMANDU: General public have been suffering as public transport could not be operated from early morning today as the talks in two rounds between transport operators and government could not be fruitful Friday.

Passengers of the country including in Kathmandu valley suffered as the Friday’s talks were not successful.

Government was not clear about our demands in the talks held at  the Ministry of Physical Planning and Works and Transport, said Nepal Transport Operators National Federation General Secretary Dolnath Khanal.

They have demanded scrapping of  additional rights given to traffic police, and decision on traffic fines commission should be scrapped, among others.

The All Nepal Transport Workers Association, Nepal Transport Workers Association, and Nepal Transport Independent Workers Association have jointly started  indefinite transport strike putting forth 15-point demands  and when the next talks will be held is uncertain. RSS

Published Date: Friday, August 10th, 2012 | 10:43 PM

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