PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto on Saturday lashed out at the “heartless” PTI government for sacking over 4,500 employees of the Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) and vowed to restore them once his party is in power.
The PPP supremo was reacting to the removal of thousands of the PSM workers who were laid off by the government in order to revive the industrial unit.
“The heartless government’s sacked 4500 workers of Pakistan Steel mills. PPP will return each and everyone back to work,” Bilawal Bhutto tweeted.
Terming their sacking an “economic murder”, he said the land of this historical industrial asset belongs to the people of Sindh.
The heartless government’s sacked 4500 workers of Pakistan Steel mills. PPP will return each & everyone back to work. The land of this historical industrial asset belongs to the people of Sindh, we will not let the PTI get away with this economic murder. Sack Imran not workers.— BilawalBhuttoZardari (@BBhuttoZardari) November 28, 2020
We will not let the PTI get away with this economic murder,” he said and added: “sack Imran not workers.”
On Friday, the PSM sacked 4,544 of employees, including the divisional and assistant managers.
The management confirmed that officials belonging to category 2,3, and 4 pay groups have been dismissed from their jobs.
The PSM spokesperson had stated that dismissal letters have been sent to sacked employees by post.
However, he clarified that corporate secretaries of departments have been fired neither have the staff working in schools and colleges been let go.