Private Tanker Owners’ call off strike action

Private Tanker Owners’ call off strike action

Private Tanker Owners’ call off strike action

Written by Zulfick Farzan

16 Mar, 2022 | 12:40 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st); The Sri Lanka Petroleum Private Tanker Owners’ Association (SLPPTOA) has decided to call off their strike following talks with the Minister of Energy on Wednesday (16) afternoon.

Owners of fuel bowsers commenced a strike on Tuesday (15) night against the failure to increase their transport allowances in comparison to the increase in fuel prices,

Due to this reason, Sri Lanka Petroleum Private Tanker Owners’ Association (SLPPTOA) said about 800 Bowser vehicles will NOT operate on Wednesday (16).

However, the strike was called off, following talks with the authorities.

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