Pakistan Railways Sampars Union call off strike after assurances

15 Jan, 2016 11:27 am

LAHORE (92 News) – Following the successful dialogues, Pakistan Railways Sampars Union has on Friday ended its protest and resumed the train services across the country after suspending it over the arrest of union members.

Pakistan Railways Sampars Union was demanding increase in salaries and staff for long time and it had suspended the train services across the country on November 9 but later resumed the service on the assurance of Railway authorities.

After resuming the service, Railway Police had arrested the central leader of Station Master Union Raja Irfan in Quetta. The Sampars Union protested against the arrest by halting the trains throughout the country.

Chief Executive Railway Javed Anwar and Senior General Manager contacted the Sampars Union officials and assured the release of Union leader Irfan. The Union called off the strike after successful negotiations.

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