A 14-member delegation of Pakistan Telecom Employees Union (CBA), PTCL, called on Advisor to Prime Minister for Information Technology Sardar Muhammad Latif Khan Khosa here on Thursday and sought his help for the solution of their problems. The delegation led by Secretary General of CBA, Hussan Muhammad Rana, informed the Advisor that the lower staff of the PTCL was facing a number of problems. He sought the help of the minister for regularization of 74000 daily wages employees to save and ensure their future.
The delegation also informed the Advisor that conditions of residential flats in the PTCL colony is deteriorating as they require renovation but no funds were available for the purpose.
The inhabitants of the flats are also facing the threat of vacation after the privatization of the company, the delegation added.
The delegation also stressed the need for representation of CBA in the board of directors of the Company in order to solve the problems of the lower staff, which, they said, has no voice in the high ranks and can not convey grievances properly it is confronting with. The Advisor assured the delegation to extend all possible help to address their grievances as early as possible.
“This is government of PPP, which believes int the serving the poor masses of the country,” he added. “Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto and Shaheed Benazir Bhutto have sacrificed their lives for the sake of the poor masses, democracy and safe future of the country as masses are power of the party,” he added.
He said for the first time, the government increased 50% basic salaries of its employees including increase in pensions and health care aimed at providing relief to them, he maintained.
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