LAHORE (Web Desk) – The All Pakistan Anjuman-e-Tajran has announced a countrywide strike against withholding tax on September 9.

Traders’ leaders said that they will protest on September 2, boycott the business with banks and observe a shutter down strike on September 9.

They said that the protest could be extended after Eidul Azha. They added that a shutter down strike would be observed on October 7.

They demanded that the government should immediately withdraw the 0.3 percent withholding tax.

“Talks cannot be held with the government till the withdrawal of withholding tax,” they said.