WEB DESK: The Pakistan International Airline employees will hold a token strike for three hours everyday, starting from Tuesday, Aaj News reported.
The employees will stage protests outside the airports all over Pakistan.
To protest the privatization of national carrier PIA’s privatization, employees will boycott work from 8:30 am to 11:30 am every day.
The PIA has taken shape of a corporation company.
The decision to privatize PIA came in a hushed up meeting where an ordinance was formulated. It is rumored the international Airline Etihad is all set to buy PIA.
The Pakistan People’s Party has opposed the ordinance, calling it unconstitutional.
Meanwhile, the privatization has been challenged in the Supreme Court.
The national carrier has been incurring huge losses in the last few years.