It has been reported that recently some SOPs were told in regard to wedding halls but all wedding, banquet and lawn owners rejected the new coronavirus (SOPs) put forward.The Karachi Marriage Hall, Lawn, Banquet Owners Association held a press conference at the press club on Saturday to say that the new COVID-19 SOPs were slowing down their sale and were affecting them a lot fianncially.The association said thousands of employees and other businesses associated with weddings and marriages will also be effected due to more restrictions and bans.
The association said that there were an estimated 800 wedding halls in Karachi and approximately livelihood of 50,000 people and their families were connected to these halls.
The president of the association said that with the closure of the wedding halls due the Covid-19 pandemic, millions of labourers will be directly or indirectly affected.
He requested Prime Minister Imran Khan, the chief justice of Pakistan and army chief to look into the miseries of the wedding hall owners and their employees. “We demand SOPs be drafted for wedding ceremonies after taking us on board,” he said.