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Truck-Covered Van Owners-Workers call off strike

Bangladesh Truck-Covered Van and Transport Agency Owners-Workers Unity Council today called off their countrywide indefinite strike from November 6.

The decision was taken after a meeting with Shipping Minister and Road Transport Workers Federation leader Shahjahan Khan at the ministry conference room, a press release said.

State Minister for LGRD Mashiur Rahman, Inspector General of Police AKM Shahidul Haque, Road Transport Department Secretary MAN Siddique, BRTA Chairman Md Nazrul Islam, BGMEA President Md Siddiqur Rahman, Bangladesh Road Transport Association Secretary General Khandaker Enayet Ullah, vice-president A Rahim Box Dudu,

Bangladesh Truck Covered Van Owners Association General Secretary Rustom Ali Khan and Bangladesh Truck-Covered Van and Transport Agency Owners-Workers Unity Council Member Secretary Md. Kawsar Ahmed Palash took part in the meeting.

The council called the strike for their 8-point demand including restoring Sayedabad Truck-stand until making any alternative management and giving permission for unloading goods on English Road in the capital Dhaka.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)