Petrol pump owners suspend strike

Petrol pump owners and workers on Monday suspended their strike until December 15 after a meeting with Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation (BPC ).
The meeting was held with the high officials of Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation (BPC) at Segunbagicha in the capital.
Sajjadur Karim Kabul, president of a faction of Bangladesh Petrol Pump Owners’ Association, announced the decision from the meeting.
He said that next decision will be taken on 15 December after an inter-ministerial meeting in this regard.
The leaders of Bangladesh Petrol Pump Owners’ Association, Tank Lorry Malik SramikOikyaParishad, Petrol Pump Dealer Distributor Owners’ Association went on an indefinite strike on Saturday.
The associations on November 26 gave until November 30 to fulfill their 15 demands that include payment of 7.5 percent sales commission, introduction of accident insurance of Tk 5 lakh for tank lorry workers, and an end to police harassment, reports UNB.