Pak Suzuki has announced to resume its operations after a break spanned for over 84 days due to COVID-19. The company plant is idle since the 23rd of March 2020. According to a notification sent to the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX), the company said:
“The management of the company, according to relaxation/ approval given by the Government has decided to resume its production and operation from today.”
Due to lockdowns Pak Suzuki like other players in the business lost big in terms of sales. The company experience zero sales in April and 3,600 units during May 2020 after the lockdowns were eased compared to 10,080 units in the same month of previous year, registering a 64% decline.
Pak Suzuki says it will adopt all SOPs and adequate safety measures advised by the government in order to curb the spread of the deadly virus. The announcement comes after the total number of coronavirus cases in Pakistan have increased to 144,478 on Monday after the provinces reported several new infections. The country’s death toll has now reached 2,729.