KARACHI: Because the Sindh authorities partially shut down inter-city journey within the province, flour millers raised considerations about disruptions within the provide of wheat to the provincial capital.
Karachi Atta Chakki Affiliation president Anis Shahid mentioned that transporters weren’t bringing wheat to Karachi from completely different elements of the province, including that the drivers and different members of the workforce had been afraid they’d be made to remain within the metropolis or must go away with out commodities.
Shahid identified that because of the unsure scenario amid a partial lockdown in Sindh, individuals had been stocking commodities, particularly flour, and the demand had skyrocketed.
He claimed that police had pressured many wheat flour distributors within the metropolis to close down as a result of they had been being crowded by clients, including that he had already apprised the Karachi commissioner in regards to the scenario and appealed to him to permit autos carrying wheat into the town.
Revealed in The Specific Tribune, March 20th, 2020.