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Textile mills affiliation asks PM Imran Khan to overview Eid holidays

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The All Pakistan Textile Mills Affiliation (APTMA) on Saturday requested Prime Minister Imran Khan to overview the six-day lengthy Eid-ul-Fitr holidays notified by the federal government.

The federal government has notified Eid-ul-Fitr holidays from Could 10-15.

APTMA chief Gohar Ijaz wrote to the premier requesting him to rethink the choice.

Ijaz mentioned the nation couldn’t afford to take so many days off and proposed that these be diminished to 4 days, from Could 13-16.

In his letter to the premier, he additionally acknowledged that the federal government “cannot shut down manufacturing and transportation for 10 days”; “losses of billions” shall be brought about to the nationwide exchequer if that is carried out.

He additionally argued that an prolonged vacation interval will have an effect on the export targets for textile producers.

Ijaz insisted that the dealer neighborhood is “strictly following all coronavirus safety measures”.

Eid holidays

The Nationwide Command and Operations Centre (NCOC) on Thursday mentioned that Eid-ul-Fitr holidays in Pakistan could be noticed from Could 10-15.

“Announcement of Eid Holidays from 10-15 May 2021 — clearly stating intention of reducing national mobility,” the assertion from the NCOC mentioned.

NCOC, in a bid to curb the unfold of the virus, additionally introduced complete “stay home, stay safe” pointers from Could 8-16 to curb the unfold of the virus.

It has imposed a ban on chand raat bazaars, together with mehendi, jewellery, and clothes stalls on this interval, amongst different restrictions.

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