SADIQABAD - The All Pakistan Clerks Association clarified that it would not quit its charter of demands at any cost. 

After attending the Walima ceremony of Muhammad Imran, a clerk, at Habibabad in Sadiqabad, Apca general secretary Mehboob Khan said that the government had reneged on its promises made with the Association before the budget which disappointed all the clerks across the country. He threatened that if Apca’s ongoing dialogues with the government got failed, they would take to the streets and closed down government offices. 

Earlier, the Apca leaders of Rahim Yar Khan said that the Apca leadership had not ended the protest movement instead it had been delayed for one week. Apca district President Muhammad Boota, Secretary General Mehboob Khan, Senior Vice President Ghulam Muhammad and district Chairman Tanveer Shakir were addressing a press conference at the District Secretariat of Apca.

They also said that negotiations had begun between the Apca leadership and the government officials.

They also threatened that if their demands were not accepted as per the promise made by the government with the Apca representatives, protest sit-ins and strikes would restart. They added that the clerks would close down government offices and a civil disobedience movement would be begun.