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Traders Divided Over Shutter Down Strike on July 13

LAHORE: The business community clearly divided over the shutter down strike on July 13 over the price hike and taxation.

The Anjamn-e-Tarjan and Tanzeem-e-Tarjan wanted to go with shutter down strike while another group- Traders Alliance- stick against the strike.

On the other hand, Lahore Chamber of Commerce has also supported the shutter down strike and it is likely that the major markets will be closed.

As per the situation, the major market of the Lahore and other major cities of the province will close on July 13 while Shah Almi, Misri Shah, Akbar Mandi and other major markets will observe strike.

The marble industries association has also started a protest against the imposition of 17 per cent tax on the marble industry.