Lahore Township Industries Association to launch protest against power outages

Lahore, May 22, 2013 (PPI-OT): Lahore Township Industries Association has decided to launch protest against unscheduled prolonged power outages.

The decision to this regard was taken at a meeting here on Wednesday. Chairman LTIA Nasrullah Mughal presided over the meeting while PIAF Chairman Malik Tahir Javed, former Chairmen of the Association, Executive Members and a large number of industrialists were present in the meeting.

As per decision, the industrialists and workers of Lahore Township Industrial Area would stage a protest at various points in the industrial area on the date to be communicated by the LTIA to the industrial units soon. The protest would be led by the Chairman Lahore Township Industrial Area Nasrullah Mughal while the other leadership would also participate.

Earlier, addressing the LTIA Executive Committee, Nasrullah Mughal said that caretaker government would have to announce some relief for the industry as the recent crisis has left a number of industrialist with no option but to close down their industrial units and if some relief package was not announced it would not be able for the economy to get back on rails.

The LTIA Chairman said that a number of times concerned LESCO authorities were informed of the problem s of the industry due to non-availability of power, but they did not respond and only because o their cold attitude, the LTIA has decided to register their protest .

For more information, Contact:
Pakistan Industrial and Traders Associations Front
110/s Kot Lakhpat Industrial Estate
Lahore, Pakistan
Phone: (92) 42 5123522
Fax: (92) 42 5123522

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