SAHIWAL -: The Kiln Owners Association Sahiwal staged a protest sit-in in front of Press Club against the negative role of local non-profit organisations.

The protesters said that some NGOs were working to protect the kiln owners' interests and exploiting the labourers. Addressing a large number of office-bearers and members, Kiln Owners Association President Peer Muhammad demanded that the parliament should legislate keeping in view the ground realities to save them from being exploited. He said that the enforcement of Factory Act on the kiln owners be abolished or all the facilities.