PESHAWAR: The Nanbai Association Peshawar called off the strike as the district administration approved to a reduction in the weight of Rs10 roti.
According to an official statement, the naan sellers announced an end to the strike during a meeting with Assistant Commissioner Sara Rehman.
The move comes during a meeting of the association leaders and officials of the district administration at the deputy commissioner’s offices on Tuesday evening.
According to Nanbai association president Haji Mohammad that 115 grams of roti would be sold for Rs10 and 170 grammes’ for Rs15. presently, the 130 grams roti is sold for Rs10.
He said that they had demanded Rs10 rate for 100 grams of roti and Rs15 for that of 150 grams but the administration didn’t accept it, he Iqbal added.
The deputy commissioner said the administration had allotted flour quota to 262 dealers in parts of the provincial capital so that the consumers could purchase flour at controlled rate in their relevant areas.