ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s central leader Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that the sacrifices rendered by the PIA employees will not go in vain and the party stands by them.

While talking to journalists today, Qureshi said that the government was playing with flames exhibiting intoxication of power. He said that the PTI was against privatisation of the national flag carrier. He said that the government should take steps to improve performance of the PIA instead of selling it off.

The government is threatening the PIA employees responsible of dire consequences but ‘our party assures them that we will stand by them through thick and thin”.

He further said that the PTI will hold a countrywide protest on February 6 to express solidarity with the protesting employees of the national flag carrier.