Pakistan

Protesting PIA employees cannot hold Pakistan hostage: Asif

ISLAMABAD: Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif on Friday said that protesting Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) employees cannot hold the country hostage.

According to Radio Pakistan, the statement was made by the Defence Minister Asif as he was talking to a news channel.

Asif announced that the national airliner was going to get a bailout package worth billions of rupees every month.

The defence minister said that the federal government will not allow anyone to exploit the PIA privatization matter for their political motives.

It should be noted that the protests of PIA workers entered into its fourth day. The national airliner’s domestic and international flights have been cancelled.

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