Car manufacturers resume operation as lockdown eases

Car manufacturers resume operation as lockdown eases

KARACHI: Automobile industry has resumed manufacturing and administrative operations after the government eased lockdown.

Honda Atlas and Indus Motors on Tuesday informed Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) about resumption of their manufacturing operations.

The Indus Motors Company in its letter said:

“With reference to our earlier disclosure of material information dated 27 March 2020, relating to the temporary suspension of plant operations of the Company due to outbreak of the COVID-19 in the country.

“The management of the Company according to relaxation/approval given by the Sindh Government has decided to resume plant operations and its offices with adequate measures aimed at preventing the pandemic’s spread.”

Similarly, Honda Atlas Cars (Pakistan) Limited in its letter said:

“In view of the relaxation allowed to automobile Industry from the current situation of lockdown due to COVID-19, by the Authorities, Honda Atlas Cars (Pakistan) Limited has resumed its operations from May 19, 2020 with all precautionary measures aimed at preventing pandemics spread.”