Islamabad traders agree to close shops by 9pm

02 May, 2015 3:48 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Negotiations between the traders and the government representatives succeeded Saturday with the traders agreeing to shut shops by 9pm.

Earlier, the government had issued orders of shutting down markets in Islamabad by 8pm to control the load-shedding during the summers following which the traders in the capital staged protests against the decision. The government succeeded in bringing them to the table and subsequently reached a unanimous decision today.

A joint press conference by the government and traders’ association is expected in the evening.

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