Call off strike
The Irrigation Trade Unions Federation Sindh Saturday announced to call off the strike following assurance from Commissioner Hyderabad Qazi Shahid Pervez and MNA Kamal Khan Chang that all genuine demands of the federation would be resolved amicably. The decision of calling off the strike has been made in the meeting with the representatives of the federation here at Shahbaz Hall, which convened on the directive of Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah. The Commissioner assured that Sindh Irrigation Secretary and other quarters would be approached for granting of time scale promotions to Irrigation employees, appointment of employees’ children under son quota, regularization of contract employees of LBOD and RBOD projects. He called upon them to avoid strike in order to save the agriculture fields of growers which could be destroyed because of suspension of water for cultivation. He assured full support to federation in addressing of their genuine demands.