First Life, Then Business; Waiting for Govt Decision: KTMF

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Srinagar: Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Federation (KTMF) president Muhammad Yaseen Khan Saturday said that if government takes any decision to re-impose the lockdown in the wake of rise in Covid-19 cases and deaths due to the pandemic, traders will support the move.

“There is no suggestion from me as of now. The only thing is that if government decides to re-impose lockdown as suggested by some health experts, we will abide by the government’s decision,” Khan said.

He said that life comes first then business. “We need to save lives first. If we would remain alive, only then business will take place. So let’s see what decision government would take,” he said.

He said one of the experts Dr Nisar-ul-Hassan had advocated that lockdown should be re-imposed for at least two weeks to contain the spread of virus. “If that will happen, we will support the government’s decision,” Khan said.



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