Gilgit (Farman Karim Baig) The employees of the Municipal Department, Government of Gilgit-Baltistan protested at the Benazir Chowk, Raja Bazar Gilgit demanding to get permanent jobs at the government department, Monday 18, 2014.
The employees who are working at temporary positions had play cards with slogans demanding for permanent jobs. They said that 127 employees are working at temporary positions in the Municipal Department at around PKR 6,000 per month which is not enough for survival. They added that if the government can make 4,500 employees permanent of the Electricity department then what is impossible with 127 of the Municipal Department. They appealed for providing permanent positions for the employees and giving medical allowance for them.
Due to the protest the employees were not on the routine cleanliness and hips of garbage was found on the roads of Gilgit city.