January 19: The Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has decided to stop the import of petroleum products from the Raxaul-based depot.
According to the state-run news agency of Nepal, RSS, the Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) has been citing security concerns for more than two years regarding the operation of the depot.
NOC decided to stop importing petroleum products from Raxaul citing the security concerns of IOC's.
Arrangements have been made for petroleum dealers from Bara and Parsa, who have been importing petroleum products from Raxaul Depot, to purchase fuel at the Nepal Oil Corporation's Provincial Office in Province 2, said Binit Mani Upadhyaya, spokesperson of the corporation.
All billings will now be made from the Provincial Office of the NOC.