Fuel price hike: Commuters suffer as buses stay off roads in Chittagong - News Summed Up

Fuel price hike: Commuters suffer as buses stay off roads in Chittagong


Thousands of commuters faced inconvenience as buses remained off the roads in the port city of Chittagong on Saturday, following a flash strike by transport owners in protest against the fuel price hike. The decision to embark on the strike was taken around midnight on Friday, Belayet Hossain, president of the Chittagong Metropolitan Transport Owners Group, said. As the fuel prices shot up, the owners of a number of petrol pumps also refrained from selling fuel, said Belayet. "We also decided to suspend the movement of buses in the port city." Last year, the government raised the prices of diesel and kerosine at the retail level by Tk65 and Tk80 a litre, respectively.


Source: Dhaka Tribune August 06, 2022 11:08 UTC



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