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Pakistan: Workers unions demand safety of coal miners
Coal MIners
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Pakistan: Workers unions demand safety of coal miners

| @indiablooms | 21 Mar 2021, 11:27 pm

Lahore: A section of Pakistan workers union members took out a large procession on Friday in Lahore city to express their condolences over the tragic killings of seven coal miners in a coal mine blast in Balochistan on March 16.

The participants demanded the prime minister and Balochistan chief minister intervene to prevent such tragic accidents in coal mines in future.

The procession was held under the aegis of All Pakistan Workers Confederation (APWC) and All Pakistan Wapda Hydro Electric Workers Union CBA from Bakhtiar Labour Hall.

The APWC demanded implementation of Mines Act 1923. The two labour unions called upon the PM and Balochistan CM to ensure welfare of workers by providing social protection and payment of Rs2 million compensation to the families of the coal miners who had died, reports The News International.

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