KMDC staff’s protest enters ninth consecutive day

protest enters ninth consecutive day
KARACHI: The Karachi Medical and Dental College’s (KMDC) teaching and non-teaching staff continued their protest against non-payment of salaries for the ninth consecutive day on Wednesday.
The out-patient department of the college remained closed due to the protest by medics and other staff.
According to the protesting doctors, they have been deprived of salaries for the last four months. The shutdown of the college would continue until the problems are solved.
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The dental college, administered by Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC), has been facing a financial crisis.
According to KMC authorities, the salaries of college staff are paid from the grant of the Government of Sindh, which was not released to the KMC by the government.
Senior professors of the college while inviting the attention of Chief Minister of Sindh to the situation of KMDC, have warned that the protest will become a sit-in if the salaries not released to the college staff.
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