KARACHI: Sindh Tajir Ittehad has deferred opening of the businesses across the province following a meeting with the commissioner Karachi and additional inspector general of Sindh. They announced to open the businesses with a delay of two days now.
Earlier, they had announced to open businesses on Apr 15 (today). Electronics Market President Muhammed Rizwan said that the decision was taken in consultation with the commissioner and additional IG, who assured them of arranging their meeting with Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah on this matter.
The traders have decided to apprise the CM about their reservations on closure of businesses.
Responding to Prime Minister Imran Khan’s call for opening certain industries, provincial minister Nasir Shah said that they would not allow opening of the industries suggested by the PM without standard operating procedures.
On Apr 14, leaders of different trade unions of Sindh had announced to open businesses from April 15 (today).
Trade union leaders had said that the government had failed to make people sit at homes, therefore if the government was serious about the rising number of coronavirus cases then they should impose a curfew. They had said the government should take a decision after deliberation. It had been 28 days since their businesses were closed, they had said.