Kathmandu, Oct 20: The meeting of the high level political coordination committee on Tuesday urged the government to seek alternative measures to address the fuel crisis in the country.
The high level committee comprising 11 top leaders of the political parties supporting the government said the crisis of petroleum products could be mitigated with the imports of petro products from China and Bangladesh too.
According to Chairman of CPN (United) Ganesh Shah who attended the meeting, Nepal Oil Corporation would be directed to make arrangements to seek alternative measures of petroleum products, use available resources in the country and ease their supply.
The meeting held in the presence of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli at his official residence, Baluwatar, was also briefed on the recent India visit of Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Kamal Thapa.
Similarly, the meeting discussed on drafting government's common minimum programmes and continuation of informal talks with the agitating Madhesi front.
The committee was formed under the chairmanship of UCPN (Maoist) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal for the coordination in the functioning of the government.
Published on: My Republica (Oct 21, 2015)