The Pakistani police stormed the garages of the two Turkish companies, “Albayrak” and “Ozbaq”, which provide cleaning services in Lahore.
Pakistani riot control teams raided 6 facilities used as garages by “Albayrak” and “Ozbaq” companies in Lahore.
The Turkish “Anadolu Agency” reported that “the police removed the employees of the two companies, along with their superiors, by force from their places, and threw them in the street during the raid.”
She pointed out that “a quarrel broke out between the workers of the two companies and the police against the background of violent interference, and that the police assaulted some of the workers and did not allow Turkish employees to take their personal belongings from the garages.”
“Ozbaq” CEO Nizamuddin Kuja Masha and project coordinator at Albayrak company Chagri Ozil confirmed that “officials of the Lahore Waste Management Company (LWMC) raided with the police forces 4 garages for“ Ozbaq ”company and two for“ Albayrak ”company.
And “Anadolu”, quoting Turkish officials, reported that the service contracts of the two Turkish companies will end with the “Lahore” waste management company on December 31st.
The Turkish officials stated that “the two Turkish companies have been subjected to pressure and threats to hand over their cleaning vehicles to the Lahore Waste Management Company before the legal date comes.”