KARACHI: Atique Mir, President All Karachi Tajir Ittehad (AKTI) said that traders have incurred losses of Rs10 to 12 billion owing to heavy torrential rains in the region.
Atique Mir, when speaking throughout the Bakhbar Savera program, said that recent rains had punctured the traders, who already are going through a challenging position due to the coronavirus disease outbreak.
President AKTI said that the city’s shops have been closed for the last two days due to the excessive rainfall throughout the city and stated that merchants suffer massive losses in the metropolitan due to inadequate drainage systems.
In this circumstance, he reported to the provincial and federal governments to even assist the traders.
Karachi’s persistent downpour has seriously hit the port-city infrastructure and daily life. Many parts of the city are overwhelmed with rainwater, while drastic properties and human life losses are recorded.