Abbottabad traders demand lockdown relaxation
They say small traders and businessmen were facing economic problems
ABBOTTABAD: Coronavirus Relief Committee of traders on Tuesday urged the provincial government to relax lockdown restrictions for garments, shoes, computer, printing press, cosmetics and mobile shops as allowed by the government to other shops for a fixed time.
The traders' committee led by the former president of All Traders Federation Sultan Ahmed Nawaz and Mumtaz Khan called on DIG Hazara Qazi Jamilur Rehman here at his office and presented their recommendations for other closed shops.
They said that due to the lockdown, imposed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, the small traders and businessmen were facing economic problems and losses.
Published in The Express Tribune, April 29th, 2020.