Traders call off sit-in after negotiations
KARACHI—The traders of New Sabzi Mandi called off their sit-in protest on the Super Highway after successful negotiations with KElectric, chaired by Commissioner Karachi Syed Asif Haider Shah. The traders’ sitin protest against the K-Electric on the highway blocked movement of the traffic for hours.
However, the Commissioner reached out to the protesters and arranged their negotiations with the K-Electric for a mutually agreed settlement on the payment of the outstanding bills. The Commissioner informed the media that the traders had agreed to pay Rs 4.5 million to the K-Electric which would reciprocate by waving 30 per cent of their outstanding dues. It was also agreed between the two sides that new electricity meters would be installed in the vegetable markets for all the K-Electric consumers, he added.—APP
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