LAHORE: Lahore’s Metro Bus Companies got here to a halt after its staffers went on strike over non-payment of their salaries for the previous two months on Monday, ARY Information reported.
Individuals who depend on the Metro buses for day by day commute are going through hardships as a variety of its stations have been shut by the protesting workers who’ve stopped issuing tickets.
The strikers, employed by a personal firm, mentioned they’ve been disadvantaged of their salaries for the previous two months.
The Mass Transit Authority normal supervisor mentioned the provincial authorities make well timed cost of all dues to the corporate.
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Uzair Shah mentioned the difficulty regarding non-payment of salaries to the protesting workers has nothing to do with the authority.
Final yr in March, the Punjab cupboard’s standing committee on finance had rejected a proposal to jack up fares of the Metro Bus Companies.
Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar, who presided over a gathering of the committee, mentioned the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) authorities didn’t need to put monetary burden on the poor by climbing fares.
He directed the authorities involved to work out different viable means to scale up the sources. “It’s our duty to offer aid to frequent man,” he instructed the committee.