Petrol station owners suspend strike until Dec 15
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Dhaka, Dec. 2 -- Petrol station owners and workers have suspended an indefinite strike until Dec 15 after the government assured them of looking into their 15-point charter of demands.
At a meeting with Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation in Dhaka on Monday, the Bangladesh Petrol Pump and Lorry Tank Malik-Sramik Oikya Parishad and Jalani Tel Paribeshak Samity decided to halt the strike.
"We don't want people to suffer. We're convinced that our demands will be discussed at an inter-ministerial meeting on Dec 15. Until then, we've suspended the strike," Syed Sajjadul Karim, president of Fuel Oil Distributors Association of Bangladesh, told reporters after the meeting.
"The discussion was a very fruitful. Among their demands, BPC will deal w...
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