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Pakistan Petroleum Dealers Association Publicized Nationwide Strike On July 17

Pakistan Petroleum Dealers Association (PPDA) has publicized a nationwide strike on July 17 and needed the government fix the dealers’ margin by 6%, ARY News reported on Wednesday.

The petrol dealers threatened to detect a nationwide strike on July 18 if the government fails to accomplish their demand of fixing the dealer margin at 6%.

The association said that the lowest wage of an employee reached Rs25,000 and prices of other commodities also augmented. The dealers said that the margin increased up to 6% due to the increase in the expenditures.

Furthermore, banners having the strike call and demands of the PPDA posed at the petrol pumps of diverse cities. The government has not contacted the PPDA office-bearers to seek withdrawal of their strike call so far.

On the other hand, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif-led federal government implicit at reducing petroleum products prices for the first time after coming into power. The federal government is likely to fall the petrol price up to Rs8 per litre.

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