After a break of more than two-and-half months, Pak Suzuki has made the announcement that it will resume operations in Pakistan. On 23rd March 2020, Pak Suzuki closed its plant in Pakistan amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Now through a notification to the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX), the company has announced that it is resuming operations in Pakistan.
The company has emphasized that it will follow all the SOPs imposed by the government to make sure that the safety of its employees is not compromised.
The notification read, “The company will do everything to stop the spread of this deadly virus in its premises.”
In the last three months, Pak Suzuki suffered hug losses due to the coronavirus pandemic. The report by Pakistan Automotive Manufacturers Association (PAMA) stated that Pak Suzuki sold zero vehicles in the month of April. However, the company did sold 78 Swift, 922 Cultus, 386 Wagon R and 386 Bolan vehicles in the month of May.
Even though the necessity of lockdown can not be denied, the businesses did suffer a lot due to it. Now the ease in lockdown is a healthy sign for the businesses. It is expected that now sales will improve in the automotive sector.