CM Urges Tanker Drivers To Resume Fuel Supplies

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JAMMU: Ensuring adequate safety to the fuel tankers, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, has asked the tanker drivers to immediately resume fuel supplies to Kashmir. 

The CM met a joint delegation of Jammu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI), Jammu Transporters Union and Oil Tanker Owners Association on Monday here this evening to discuss various issues confronting them in view of the prevailing disturbances in Kashmir. The delegation was led by JCCI President, Mr Rakesh Gupta.

Responding to the security concerns raised by the Oil Tankers Association, the Chief Minister assured them of adequate security and asked them to immediately resume fuel supplies to Kashmir. 

The Oil Tanker Owners Association went on a strike since Saturday evening following alleged attacks on oil tanker drivers and cleaners in Kashmir.

Following the assurance by the Chief Minister the Oil Tanker Owners Association decided to call off the strike and resume fuel supplies to the Valley from Tuesday.

The Oil Tanker Owners Association was told that the state Government would provide them special helpline numbers so that they can immediately get in touch with the authorities in case of any emergency.

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