APTMA defers strike
LAHORE: All Pakistan Textile Mills Association Chairman S M Tanveer has deferred the August 7 strike of the textile industry for a month after assurance of the federal finance minister Ishaq Dar to resolve industry's viability issues by 31st August.
He was addressing a press conference at the Punjab office of the Association after presiding over a general body meeting of the members. He said the general body of the Association has given him the mandate of calling off the strike for a month. "We will call another general body on September 4 to decide whether to hold strike for one day or indefinite period in case the government failed to resolve industry issues," he said.