RAWALPINDI: Prime Minister Z. A. Bhutto today [Nov 19] urged the workers and the managements to amicably solve their problems and lay greater stress to increase the national product … to make the country self-sufficient and prosperous. The Prime Minister was speaking while inaugurating the Tripartite Labour Conference which is being attended by a large number of representatives of labour, managements and the Government.
The Prime Minister assured the workers that his Government was committed to fulfilling all its promises made to them during the last elections. He said his party was indebted to the unflinching support given by the workers, and as such was morally bound to serve the workers who are the backbone of the country. … The Prime Minister also assured the managements that they will … get a fair deal by the Government but in no circumstances any kind of mischief or irregularities will be tolerated. … The Prime Minister, while commenting on the ... high prices in the country, said the increase in prices was known to everybody, and he will be the last man to give excuses. He said the prices have not increased in Pakistan alone, but it was an international phenomenon. — News agencies
Published in Dawn, November 20th, 2023