Transport entrepreneurs submit memo to PM


Kathmandu: Transport entrepreneurs have submitted a charter of demands to Prime Minister KP Oli demanding to address their concerns as the COVID-19 hit the transport business the worst.    
The entrepreneurs affiliated to the Federation of Nepalese National Transport Entrepreneurs on Thursday submitted their seven-point demand by visiting the Office of the Prime Minister in Singha Durbar.    
The entrepreneurs have complained that their demands are not resolved thought all the state bodies including the Prime Minister’s Office were informed about their challenges of this difficult time.    
The entrepreneurs have asked the government to immediately ensure vaccine against COVID-19 to the transport labourers and staffers.    
Similarly, their other demands include hike in public transportation fare adding that they have incurred huge amount of losses as the fare of the public transportation was not reviewed for almost nine years.    
Similarly, they have asked policy changes in financing including additional loan, refinance and subsidy in interest rate through the monetary policy by considering the lockdown period as a zero hour.