In an interesting turn of events, the Islamabad-Rawalpindi Metro Bus has been shut down by the bus drivers. According to Express News, the bus drivers have gone on strike. As if the flooded bus stations weren’t enough!
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According to the report, the drivers were not paid their salaries and called a strike in order to force the government to pay them their legal wages. They launched a protest at the secretariat station due to their complaint that they have not been paid the amount that they were promised earlier on. The buses have been shut off and passengers have been left standing on the tracks.
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The drivers’ chief complaint is that fact that Eid-ul-Fitr is just round the corner and they have not been paid their salaries.
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They also complained that they are not being paid the agreed upon amount since the initiation of the venture.
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