Different associations related with CNG business and public transport have vehemently condemned imposing of new levy on CNG in recent budget, terming it anti-public move and demanded of to withdraw it immediately.
A joint meeting of All Pakistan CNG Association, CNG Dealers Association, CNG Owners Association and Karachi Transport Ittehad was held here on Saturday to deliberate over the government decision of slapping new levy of CNG and devise a joint strategy against it.
Addressing the meeting Chairman CNG Dealers Association Abdul Sami Khan said that his associations would go on strike against the government decision on 6th June.
He appealed all CNG filling station owners to keep close their business on the day. Central Chairman of All Pakistan CNG Association, Ayaz Abdullah Paracha rejected the government decision and said it would completely destroy the CNG business and as a result hundreds of thousands of people related to it would become jobless.
Irshad Bukhari, President Karachi Transport Ittehad flayed the government, calling it a regime of looters. He appealed to the public to take to streets protests against the government decisions as it would eventually affect a common man.