Withdrawal of 72-hour strike on transport of goods

  |  Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021 |  10:47 am

Truck-covered vans, tank-lorries, Prime Mover Owners-Workers Coordinating Council have called off a 72-hour strike on transport of goods.

After a meeting with Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal at noon on Wednesday (September 22nd), the council leaders announced the withdrawal of the strike.

After the meeting, the Home Minister told reporters, “The talks have been fruitful. Among their demands, those that can be resolved immediately will be resolved quickly. The remaining demands will be settled in phases.

The matter has been confirmed by the President of the Covered Van-Truck-Prime Mover Commodity Owners Association Mukbul Ahmed and the President of the Truck Driver Workers Federation Talukder Md. Monir.

Secretary of the Ministry of Home Affairs, Secretary of the Ministry of Shipping, Secretary of the Ministry of Road Transport and others were present.

Earlier, the leaders of the two organizations announced a 72-hour strike on Tuesday (September 21) from 8 am to 8 am on September 24 to demand 15 points.