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Faisalabad textile manufacturers stage protest

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Apr '12
Textile manufacturers, including powerloom owners, in Pakistani city of Faisalabad staged a protest against frequent load shedding and high electricity bills.

The textile producers and exporters from Sargodha and Khurrianwala industrial estates as well as from Jang Road, Jaranwala Road, Satiana Road and Sumundri Road took out a rally from the Allied Hospital Chowk to the Sargodha Road.

Rana Arif Tauseef, Chairman of Pakistan Textile Exporters Association (PTEA), said the Government is adopting a discriminatory attitude towards the textile industry of Faisalabad.

He said the industrial production in Faisalabad textile sector is getting affected due to constantly rising electricity bills coupled with severe shortage of electricity.

He urged the Government to immediately address these issues facing the Faisalabad textile sector.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India


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