Flour mills call off strike after assurance by Minister

Staff Reporter

Pakistan Flour Mills Association on Friday announced to end countrywide strike after their meeting with Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin remained successful.

The Pakistan Flour Mills Association Chairman, Ch Muhammad, announced that flour mills have decided to end countrywide strike after finance minister assured them of removing their all reservations.

The finance minister has assured of removing new sales tax imposed on bran (Chokar) in the federal budget 2021-22, he said while talking to media.

PFMA Chairman Chaudhry Muhammad Yousaf had announced a two-day countrywide strike in the first phase of their protest starting Thursday against the turnover and sales taxes imposed by the government.

He threatened that the millers will go on strike for an indefinite period from the 30th of June if their demands are not accepted.

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