Transport workers unions withdraw protest action

The transport workers’ organisations have retracted their agitation. An understanding was reached to take back the agitation during talks between the government and the workers unions held at the Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport today.

All the programmes of protest have been withdrawn following the understanding forged to addressing the justified demands of the workers’ unions.
The transport workers’ organisation had declared to halt the public transportation in the Kathmandu Valley for today.

The agreement to retract the agitation was reached following an understanding reached in course of the talks participated by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport, Narayan Kaji Shrestha, the DPM’s media expert Kamal Giri said.

The transport workers had carried out a protest agitation in Gongabu Buspark area on Monday, putting forth 10-point demand, including reduction in the traffic felony penalty. Incident of vandalism and arson were also reported in the course of the agitation. (RSS)