On Monday, All Pakistan Marble Mining Processing Industry and Exports Association (APMMPIEA) withdrew strike call and announced to continue business across the nation.
Talking to journalists, APMMPIEA Chairman Sanaullah Khan said that they wanted to solve the problems through dialogues and urged Dr Abdul Hafeez Sheikh, Prime Minister of Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs, to abolish the NIC conditions for the sale of marbles.
Furthermore, He said marble mills were paying 45% of the GST on their electricity bills. He urged the government to introduce reforms to ensure ease of doing business in the country.
Earlier, on July 7, after meeting with Sindh Governor Imran Ismail, merchants based in Karachi withdrew their call for a three-day shutter down strike.
According to the details, the Karachi Tajir Action Committee (KTAC) decided to withdraw the strike call after Governor Ismail assured traders that his complaint would be settled. He also assured the merchants that he would hold a meeting between the merchants and Prime Minister Imran Khan on 11 July.
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