“The leaders of powerloom sector demanded of the government to
immediately ban export of cotton and yarn “in the best interests of the
country”. Meanwhile, powerlooms owners and their labour staged protest
outside their factories in Jhang, Faisalabad, Toba Tek Singh, Kamalia,
Sidhar and other parts of Faisalabad Division against shortage of yarn,
which is an essential raw material of the powerlooms industry.
Protestors said that the unscheduled load shedding of electricity was
adding fuel to the fire and unemployed workers were facing difficulties
to meeting the domestic life as per routine. “.