ISLAMABAD (APP) - APTMA has calls off its indefinite strike of the spinning mills after meeting with the Federal Minister for Textile Industry Rana M Farooq Saeed Khan. During the meeting with the Federal Minister for Textile Industries, APTMA representatives apprised the Minister of their grievances and problems being faced by the spinning sector after imposition of 15pc export duty on cotton yarn. Minister for Textile Industry, acknowledged the problems faced by the Textile Industry and said that he is fully aware of the situation, says a statement issued by the Ministry of Textile Industry. The Minister said that Textile Industries growth is possible only if all the sectors from Cotton Growers, Spinners, Ginners, to Value Added sector cooperate with each other. He advised the APTMA representative to solve the issue in amicable and brotherly manner with all other sectors so that a culture of co-existence may prevail in the industry and every one can get its due benefit. APTMA representatives agreed with the Ministers proposal and announced to call off the indefinite strike saying that strikes not only cause loses to the industry but the economy of the country as a whole suffers due to closure of mills and unemployment of the labour. On the request of the Ex-vice Chairman Shaikh M Akbar, meeting was held with the Minister for Textile Industry, Rana M. Farooq Saeed Khan. APTMA delegate lead by Vice Chairman, Gohar Ijaz included Shahzad Saleem CEO Nishat Group, Mr. Umer Virk, Hira Textile, M.A. Khurram, Akbar Shaikh, Akhtar Ali, Sitara Textile Mills, S.M. Tanveer, Din Textile Mills, Naveed Gulzar and Javaid Iqbal.