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Labour federation rejects budget

By Our Correspondent
June 14, 2021

Islamabad: The National Labour Federation (NLF) while rejecting the federal budget for the fiscal year 2021-22 said the government has given no relief to the workers and the common man.

In a statement, the NLF President Shamsur Rehman Swati also rejected workers minimum wages at Rs20,000 observing that a family of five members requires Rs50,000 income to meet monthly expenses.

He said in a model of state of Madinah, there should be some uniformity in wages ministers, bureaucracy and workers Swati said the government also did not have any mechanism to control prices of flour, sugar and other essential commodities He also observed that reduction in duties on small cars would also have no impact on the lives of the poor.