LAHORE: Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday has said that those employees of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) who will be involved in strikes could be sacked, he was talking to the media in Lahore.
He further said that some political parties are playing dirty politics on PIA privatisation issue by backing the strike. He said that those who are doing strike will have to face consequences. He also announced awards for those working in PIA during strike.
Two workers of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) have succumbed to wounds after law enforcers allegedly opened fire to deter protesters’ movement towards Jinnah terminal.
Sindh Police used water cannon to deter the protesting employees who were furthering towards Jinnah International Airport from the head office while Rangers resorted to baton charge.
The law enforcers have been alleged of opening fire that claimed two lives and injured several others.
A worker of PIA’s engineering wing, Inayat Raza died in a hospital after he was admitted in injured condition. However, Sindh Police East DIG has rejected the claims and said that the personnel did not open fire. There are reports that protesters possessed weapons, he added.