Just when Nepal thought it could move on again the ‘Indian Oil Corporation has said in communications with its Nepalese counterpart (Nepal Oil Corporation) that it has been instructed not to refuel Nepalese tankers. On the diplomatic front, Indian officials have suggested that all border crossings would open if Nepal’s government accommodated the protesters’ demands.’
This was stated in a New York Times article posted on October 15 entitled ‘Snaking Lines Grow as Nepal Confronts Fuel Shortage‘ written by Donatella Lorch.
Visitors to Nepal in the peak tourist season have been confronted with miles of double- and triple-parked cars, buses, trucks and motorcycles along the ancient city’s avenues. The lines snarl through narrow streets and block main intersections on the ring road.
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