Traders announce to hold 4-day countrywide strikes in August

LAHORE, July 31 (INP): All Pakistan Anjuman-e-Tajran (APAT) on Wednesday announced to hold four-day countrywide strikes against imposing new tax system during month of August.

In the first phase, a complete shutter down strike will be observed on August 15 and August 16 while in second phase, the traders will close the markets on August 26 and August 27.

The traders bashed the incumbent government of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and said that the steps to improve country’s economy are actually creating difficulties for survival of the masses.

The country is moving towards destruction with the new policies, they stated.