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Transporters end strike after talks with govt

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Karachi: Goods transporters in Pakistan ended their countrywide strike on Monday after government assured them of addressing their grievances.

The decision to end the strike was made after Sindh Governor Imran Ismail held negotiations with the members of the Transport Union at Karachi’s Hawksbay Truck Stand.

The week-long strike inflicted heavy losses to the national exchequer with thousands of shipping containers stuck at Karachi Port.

It also affected country’s exports as truckers refused to provide their services across the country.

The truckers have threatened to resume their strike if their demands were not met.

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