KARACHI – Pakistan’s economy suffered a loss of Rs150 billion in the last 72 hours due to road blockades and severe agitation.
The economic activities across the country are at standstill for the last three days in wake of countrywide protests after the Supreme Court acquitted Asia Bibi in the blasphemy case.
The protests being largely led by the Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan party have spread uncertainty leading to the shutting down of business and trade activities across the country.
Business activities at the ports have also closed and the traders would have to pay billions in damages.
Fuel shortage was also lingering across the country as the supplies have stopped for the last three days including Karachi and Lahore.