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Sindh government halts businesses to operate on Friday

It may be recalled that earlier the markets were closed only on Fridays and Sundays due to coronavirus (PHOTO: ONLINE)

KARACHI:  Markets will remain close in Sindh as the provincial government continues to impose a lockdown in the province.

The government had announced to end the lockdown on 9th August to prevent the fourth wave of coronavirus across Sindh, but on Friday and Sunday, business across Sindh is shut down. It may be recalled that an important meeting of the Provincial Corona Task Force was held under the chairmanship of Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah in which steps were taken to ease the lockdown. Important and final decisions were taken in the meeting.

The Sindh Home Department had issued a new notification till August 31 to ease the lockdown. Business days in Karachi have been changed once again and now the shopping malls in the city will be closed on Fridays and Sundays.

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According to the order issued by the Sindh Home Department, the weekly ‘Safe Days’ in Karachi have been changed once again. Karachi Traders Union said business centers will remain closed today after the new notification.

It may be recalled that earlier the markets were closed only on Fridays and Sundays due to coronavirus, however, the Sindh government had suddenly announced to keep the markets closed on Saturdays and Sundays.

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