LAHORE  :  Several more employees of PIA having affiliation with Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) backed Peoples Unity have joined Air League of PIA employees after victory of PML-N in general elections, sources in PIA said on Thursday.  President Air League of PIA employees Lahore chapter, Ahmad Butt has said that workers of the Air League have a strong commitment to transform PIA into one of the top airlines of the world under the dynamic leadership of Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif.

A PIA officer said that employees were seeking shelter only to get their duties assigned of their own choice. Some employees who were deployed on PIA counters at airports they take illegal gratifications from passengers in the heads of Excess Baggage Ticket (EBT) and earn money. Office bearers of any association backed by government can be influence the postings of employees. That is the reason that employees were joining Air League, since it is backed by PML(N).

 It is worth mentioning here that Peoples unity is CBA who won the referendum held in 2012 and certificate of CBA was issued to it for three years. Its tenure would be ended in 2015.

An Air League spokesman said that officials backed by Peoples Unity were involved in corruption of millions and cases were registered against them during last government. But there was no development in their regard, he said that those cases would be reopened and trial would start.