ISLAMABAD / KARACHI (NNI) – Business in most parts of the country resumed on Saturday and small shops reopened but business in Karachi remained closed. Business resumed in different parts of the country on Saturday but public transport remained closed due to which people faced difficulties in getting around. Markets and shops were opened at the beginning of the day but major shopping malls, big markets and plazas Stay closed All business from dawn to 5 p.m.
Essential services including NADRA offices will be opened and traffic on highways has also increased. The administration is committed to implement SOPs in shops and markets while taking precautionary measures against corona in business centers. There was a mixed reaction from the citizens. Police and law enforcement personnel were deployed on the main highways and patrols continued.
Agreed and asked for a list of small markets, but large markets a The process of opening shopping centers has been made conditional on the permission of the federation. A meeting of representatives of various business community organizations and political parties was held last night under the chairmanship of Sindh Education and Labor Minister Saeed Ghani.
Government Murtaza Wahab, MQM Leader Kanwar Naveed, Khawaja Izharul Hassan, Mayor Karachi Wasim Akhtar, Commissioner Karachi Iftikhar Shalawani, Business Leader Jamil Paracha, Rizwan Irfan, Sharjeel Goplani, Habib Sheikh, Hamad Poonawala, Hakeem Khan, Ismail Lyallpuria, Fahim Noori, Haroon Chand, Mohammad Arshad and others attended the meeting.
Provincial Minister Saeed Ghani addressed the meeting He said that the Sindh government is also giving permission to the SOPs under which the federal government has given permission to open businesses. We are not against it. On this occasion, MQM leader Kanwar Naveed said that including MQM All the organizations have agreed that all business centers should be opened. Representatives of business organizations in the meeting insisted on opening business centers from Monday and they announced to open business from Monday. Saeed Ghani said that the lockdown affected business.
The government is aware of this. The Sindh government did not ban the opening of major shopping malls. He said that the list of all the markets of Sindh province has been requested. We can allow the opening of small markets for which the list will be compiled and SOPs will be formed. Saeed Ghani “We will counsel the league to open the huge markets and we will attempt to determine the issues as quickly as time permits. The Supreme Court has concluded that whatever means are taken as to lockdown ought to be uniform,” he said.