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Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan has been consistently rejecting calls for a nationwide lockdown claiming that an all-out closure of businesses would affect the “25% of the population that lives below the poverty line,” the country’s daily wage earners who Khan said would lose their incomes in a heartbeat.
But for all intents and purposes, a lockdown is what seems to be in place in Pakistan:
- All international and domestic flights have been suspended
- Trains are not running
- Highway journeys between provinces are banned
While Khan’s government deals with growing criticism for not shutting down the country …continued .
[Original Source: CNN]