Employees of utility stores continue sit-in on the third day at D-Chowk

The deadlock between the utility stores employees and the government continued on Wednesday for the third day.

As per details garnered, the employees continue to protest against the likely closure of the stores and permanent contracts until their demands would not be accepted. The sit-in of Utility Stores Corporation employees, gathered from all over the country, continued on the third day at D-Chowk in Islamabad.

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The protestors of Utility Stores demanded that their contracts are made permanent and the privatization of the organization should be stopped and said the utility stores throughout the country will remain shut until their demands are accepted.

Meanwhile, the opposition members including Abdul Ghafoor, Usman Kakar and others reached at the protest to extend support for them. However, the financial crises of the Utility Stores have been increased due to the non-payment of dues to the suppliers companies.

The protestors also chanted slogans and said that the government is not providing relief to the poverty-stricken people. The protestors stayed from two-days and they spent their nights to fix camps on the roads.

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