The Petroleum Dealers Association has announced a nationwide strike from November 25, sources said
ISLAMABAD – The Petroleum Dealers Association (PDA) has announced a nationwide strike in preparation for the closure of petrol pumps across the country. According to details, Petroleum Dealers Association has announced a nationwide strike from November 25.
Secretary Pakistan Petroleum Dealers Association Noman Ali Butt said that petrol pumps will be closed from November 25, while petrol pumps in Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan will also be closed. Will be closed
He said that Pakistan Petroleum Dealers Association has demanded to increase the profit of dealers.
He further said that the government has not accepted our demands until the dealer margin is 6%, there will be no talks with the government.
It may be recalled that the Petroleum Dealers Association had earlier announced a strike from November 5, but the call for strike was withdrawn after a meeting with Federal Minister Hamada Azhar and Secretary Petroleum. It may be recalled that the federal government had decided to maintain the prices of petroleum products from November 16. OGRA had sent a summary of Rs 5.5 per liter increase in petrol and diesel prices, which was rejected by the Prime Minister.