Corona: All Pakistan Traders Association rejects proposed lockdown
LAHORE: The All Pakistan Traders Association (APTA) has rejected the government’s proposed lockdown to prevent corona virus and announced that traders will keep shops and businesses open in any case.
Speaking at a press conference in Lahore, Ajmal Baloch, president of the All Pakistan Anjuman-e-Tajiran, and Naeem Mir, secretary, said they reject recommendations such as closing shops, marriage halls and educational institutions.
He said that people know better how to avoid Corona, thousands of people are meeting, Corona does not spread there?
In a press conference, President Ajmal Baloch and Secretary Naeem Mir said that this time they will not work in lockdown, incompetent and corrupt government has already spent billions of rupees under the guise of Corona.
The business leaders further said that if the government forcibly closed the shops, they would join the PDM meeting.