Later transporters called off the strike after assurances by Punjab government

LAHORE (Dunya News) – Transporters called off country-wide strike after talks with government over increased fines on National Highways and Motorways.

Transporters marched from Babu Sabu to Nasir Bagh to lodge their protest against hefty increase in fines by Motorway and National Highway Police.

Transporters of all major cities including Lahore, Multan, Bahawalpur, Faisalabad, Nankana Sahib, Mianwali and Hyderabad participated in the strike which increased difficulties for commuters.

Later transporters called off the strike after assurances by Punjab government. Representatives of transporters said that public transport will benormal from tomorrow and public will not have to face any more problems.