KARACHI: The All Pakistan Restaurant Association (APRA) has decided to intensify its protest against the unfair practices and monopoly by food panda from next week and announced to extend the protest across the country after Karachi.
In a statement, APRA Chairman Muhammad Naeem Siddiqui said, “Restaurant owners in Punjab, especially in Lahore, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Multan and other major cities are also fed up with the food panda”.
Restaurant owners across the country join hands with APRA over food panda malpractices. “Islamabad Restaurant Association (IRA), Lahore Restaurant Association (LRA) and Lahore Restaurant Unity Association have joined the protest and assured full support”, he added.
After which, in the next phase, food panda will be boycotted across the country and the boycott will continue until the conditions of APRA are met, Siddiqui said.
APRA has intensified contacts with restaurant owners in Lahore, Multan, Faisalabad, Islamabad, Rawalpindi and other cities of the country and is working on a joint strategy to work out to end the food panda monopoly.
Chairman APRA opined that all food delivery companies should have the same opportunities to provide services so that people can deliver food from their favorite restaurants at reasonable prices due to competition.