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PIA employees, government come face to face in Karachi

KARACHI:  Employees of national flag carrier continued protest outside head office in Karachi and Threatening government to suspend the flight operation, TheNewsTribe.com reported.

Huge number of protesters are present outside the head office and threatened the government to suspend the flight operation.

Police personnel also arrived at site to control the situation. On the other hand, Federal Minister for Information Pervaiz Rashid said “any employee taking part in the strike will lose his job as we have arranged alternate staff and pilots to run the airline.”

The strike will only damage the institution and the country, he added.

Rashid said the airline was suffering from a Rs30 billion deficit, adding, “we are trying to find the right investors for the airline.”