Kathmandu, Oct 8: In a latest bid to resolve the current fuel crisis in the country, the Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has come up with an alternative, according to which it has issued a notice calling for a global tender to import fuel.
The country has been reeling under fuel crisis after the unannounced border blockade imposed by India on Nepal following the promulgation of the new constitution on September 20.
The NOC today called in to fill the tender by three days for the import of petroleum products and LPG within a fortnight by any means and from any country.
The NOC called for the tender for the daily import of 200 kilolitres of diesel and kerosene, 100 kilolitres of petrol and 100 metric tonnes of LPG.
It may be noted that one kilolitre amounts to 1000 litres.
Given the widespread fuel crisis in the country, the Cabinet assigned the responsibility to this state-owned trading company to import the aviation fuel, petrol, diesel, kerosene and LPG through any means, route and country.