KARACHI: The business leader of the city on Tuesday announced to open all markets across the province from April 15 (Wednesday) amid coronavirus pandemic.
The business leaders hold joint presser today which included Sindh Traders Alliance Chairman Jamil Ahmed Paracha, President Anjuman Tajirane Sindh Javeed Shams, President All-City Tajir Ittehad Sharjil Goplani and Rizwan Irfan of Karachi Electronic Market.
Jamil Paracha said that lockdown continued from 28 days had suffered a huge loss to traders but now the markets across Karachi would be opened from April 15 as the lockdown
He said that if the lockdown was not lifted the traders will hand over all keys of their business to the Cheif Minister.
He ensured the provincial government that they will resume activities by adopting all protective measures against the coronavirus.
“Will keep all precautionary measures in mind while re-opening businesses,” he said, adding that the government had failed to provide for the daily wagers.
He said that we are ready for arrest but we will open the business adding that we demand the imposition of curfew if the government agrees to pay salaries to our staff and compensate us for the losses.
On the occasion, Rizwan Irfan said that the Sindh government is doing nothing except imposing lock-down.