Lahore (Tuesday, April 12, 2011): ALL Pakistan Clerks Association (APCA) observed pen-down strike and staged protest rallies against the federal government for ignoring their Pay and Pension Commission s recommendations.
The schedule was given by Central President APCA Nazar Hussain Korai. The Federal Finance Department had announced to double the salaries of employees in June 2010 after hectic efforts from APCA. The Pay and Pension Commission and Finance Department had assured the APCA President that they would finalise their recommendations and announce it after consulting the APCA leadership.
The leadership of APCA, including Central President Nazar Hussain Korai, Provincial President Zafar Ali Khan, Provincial General Secretary Syed Tahir Raza Bukhari, Mian Muhammad Fazil, Ghafoor Ali, Rana Adnan Akbar Khan, Faqeer Ali, Tahir Gilani and Syed Sajid Hussain Ashraf, had demanded the federal government hold dialogues with them immediately and implement the recommendations of the Pay and Pension Commission.