KARACHI: The Pakistan Petroleum Sellers Affiliation (PPDA) Wednesday introduced to go on a national strike from Thursday (in the present day) to register their protest towards “low-profit margins”.
PPDA Secretary Noman Butt stated in a press release that each one petrol pumps will probably be closed at 6:00am from Thursday for an indefinite interval throughout the nation, together with Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir.
He maintained that the federal government has continued to disregard their calls for, including that they might not maintain talks with authorities until their revenue margins on the sale of petroleum merchandise just isn’t elevated by 6 %. Butt stated the petroleum sellers had been beforehand instructed by the federal government that their calls for can be met therefore they’d referred to as off the strike,
“After receiving assurance from the federal government that our calls for can be accepted, we had taken again the November 5 strike name,” Noman Butt stated. The PPDA secretary stated that no authorities official has contacted them about their calls for to date. – TLTP