Lahore (Sahiwal News Live – 24 March 2021 – Arshad Butt) Teachers protest is continued in Lahore city. A team led by Khalid Javed Sanghira held talks with Punjab Minister Raja Basharat and Additional Chief Secretary Iram Bukhari regarding Disparity Allowance.
The college teachers were represented by Hanif Abbasi (President Punjab Teachers Association), Dr. Afzal Abid (President Punjab Professors and Lecturers Association Bahawalpur) and Nadeem Ashrafi (New Teachers).
In negotiations, the government has accepted in principle the demands of the protesters. The finance department will prepare a summary tonight and present it at tomorrow’s cabinet meeting.
After the approval of the Cabinet, a formal notification of 25% Disparity Reduction Allowance will be issued. The leaders have decided that the sit-in will continue till the notification is received.