The Pakistan Petroleum Sellers Affiliation (PPDA) Wednesday introduced to go on a national strike from tomorrow (November 25) to register their protest at what they name “low-profit margins”.
Speaking to journalists, PPDA’s Secretary Noman Butt mentioned all petrol pumps will shut at 6 am 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 will not be elevated by 6%.
Butt mentioned the petroleum sellers have been beforehand instructed by the federal government that their calls for can be met therefore that they had referred to as off the strike,
“After receiving assurance from the government that our demands would be accepted, we had taken back the November 5 strike call,” Noman Butt mentioned.
Responding to a query, the PPDA secretary mentioned that no authorities official has contacted them about their calls for to date.