KARACHI: Pakistan Tehree-e-Inshaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan asked Prime MInster Nawaz Sharif to hold dialogue with protesting employees of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA).
PTI had announced nationwide protest few days back, the first venue was Karachi, after landing in the city, PTI chairman went to PIA protesting employees to show solidarity with them, while speaking on the occasion, he said, ” We are asking Nawaz Sharif to starts dialogue with the protesters to resolve their grievances , so that it may end discomfort of employees and passengers who are facing difficulties due on-going protest”.
I want to ask Nawaz Sharif to start negotiations immediately. Passengers are suffering because of protest.
— PTI (@PTIofficial) February 6, 2016
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Posted by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf on Saturday, February 6, 2016
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) released a list of demands as part of its nationwide protest.
Reduce petroleum and kerosene precise by Rs 5/liter and diesel price by Rs 20 per liter.
Eliminate three new taxes added on electricity since Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif came to power.
Eliminate GIDC and announce that the proposed new infrastructure tax on gas will not be imposed.
Take immediate steps to revitalise state institutions like PIA , Pakistan Steel Mills, HMC and HEC instead of throwing them away in a loot sale.
Immediately pay the outstanding salary and pensions of employees of all state institutions like Steel Mills, PMTF and others.
Introduce urgent FBR reforms and increase the direct tax collection from the rich and powerful tax evaders.
Take immediate steps to bring back all the black money of Pakistanis from Swiss banks, Dubai properties and other foreign investments, in particular those of the ruling elite.