The Gepco employees on Tuesday observed a complete strike in protest against the proposed privatisation of power distribution companies. While addressing employees, Shafqat Mahmood, President Hydro Electric Labour Union said that the power distribution companies are profitable institutions and the nation would face colossal loss if the Discos are privatised. Moreover, the privatisation would be economic murder of the employees. The employees raised slogans against the government wrong policy and called upon the government to withdraw the proposal to privatise power distribution companies.–Staff Reporter

The protesting employees declared that they would continue protest till the withdrawal of privatisation proposal.