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China says it will provide fuel to Nepal

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The spokesperson of China’s Foreign Ministry said that it is ready to provide fuel and vital supply to needy Nepal.

“The Chinese side is ready to provide vital help at the request of the Nepali government as an inviting neighbor to diminish the lack of fuel supply,” Hua Chunying said at a regular press conference in Beijing yesterday.

Her announcement has come during a time when an official team from Nepal has traveled to Beijing to hold talks in regards to prospects of importing fuel from the northern neighbor.

An official team led by Ambassador of Nepal to China, Mahesh Maskey has already reached Beijing to hold dialog concerning the import of petroleum items from China.

Reacting to a query, she further said that the Chinese and Nepali sides are in close correspondence in such issues.

The Nepali delegation has begun dialogs with the concerned Chinese authorities on the alternatives and solutions to the present fuel crisis. The team has been mandated to discuss the means and mode of fuel import, including prices, with the Chinese side.

Nepal is right now reeling under intense lack of petroleum products attributable to the Madhes-based parties, which have increased their disturbance in the wake of the promulgation of the new constitution on September 20.

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Civil service employees disagree ordinance





RUPANDEHI- The Nepal Civil Service Employees Union (Association) Province-5 has expressed discontent on the employees’ adjustment ordinance brought out by the government.

Noting that the employees’ adjustment ordinance was introduced against the common understanding of the employees, the committee on Monday submitted a 12-point memorandum to the federal government through Province-5 Chief Minister and Office of Council of Ministers.

It may be noted that a 22-point common concept was submitted to the government through Chief Secretary of the federal government after holding discussions among national level trade unions of civil service. The discussion was coordinated by the authentic trade union of civil service employees.

The committee has expressed disagreement on the issuance of employees adjustment ordinance-2018 against the share concerns against the shared concept of the employees.

The Nepal Civil Service Employees Union (Association) has been insisting on the government to adjust employees as per the Adjustment Act-2074 and immediately enforce the voluntary retirement plan as per the Clause 13 of the Act.

A team headed by Association Province-5 Chairperson Madan Gautam had submitted the memorandum to Secretary of Chief Minister and Council of Minister, Basanta Adhikari.

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