Traders oppose closure of markets, Lahore Chamber also came in support of traders, Irfan Iqbal Sheikh said that they are not in favor of closure of markets and bazaars, small traders and employees will be affected by lockdown, Khalid Pervez and Haris. Atiq rejected the government’s decision.
According to Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry, President Irfan Iqbal Sheikh Committee Members backs markets, President Irfan Iqbal Sheikh said that the 8-day lockdown, their employees will be lost.
Punjab was the 8-day lockdown decision Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Iqbal declared Sheikh open bazar, Irfan Iqbal Sheikh said that the Punjab government 8 days down the lock open markets and increase their working hours. And saod that the current decision is unwise.
It is to be noted that today is the only day for Eid shopping for the citizens. The Punjab government has announced to close all the markets from 12 noon tonight. Dr. Yasmeen Rashid, Mian Aslam Iqbal and Fayyaz Al Hassan Chauhan participated.
The lockdown will continue till next Wednesday. During the lockdown, medical stores, grocery stores, transport and offices will be open, only markets and bazaars will be closed.
Extracted from City42 News