Officials from the chamber of commerce have announced a long march to Islamabad in protest against the economic crisis facing traders in Pakistan,
Atif Muneer, President Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce, and other officials addressed a press conference. They announced a long march to Islamabad following 10 Muharram. He warned that they would forget about any long political march after our march.
The president of the chamber stated that “The country’s 58 chambers will contact us, and we will close down the industry for an indefinite period after Ashura.”
He lamented that “Political tug-of-war has wreaked havoc on the industry and the business sector in the country.”
He stated that “political parties should meet with the business community to agree on a common line of action.”
“We are not prepared to pay sales tax on electricity bills.” He stated that Faisalabad’s industries will shut down and workers would be driving if they don’t accept his demands.
Atif Muneer also called for the improvement of the conditions.
Kashif Zia, Chairman of Hosiery Manufacturing Body said that it has become very difficult to work. He stated that Nawaz Sharif had instituted the duty drawback scheme on local taxes, levies (DLTL) which was closed by Shehbaz Sharif’s government.
The scheme was created to alleviate liquidity problems for exporters.