The Pakistan Traders Association observed a shutter-down strike across the country to protest the taxation measures by the government.
More than 450 associations of the traders including All Karachi Tajir Ittehad, Karachi Electronic Dealers Association, All Pakistan Anjuman-e-Tajran (APAT) and others supported the call.
The Pakistan Traders Association General Secretary Naeem Mir said, the business community is united.
He said, shutter-down strike would be observed with full force.
He said, business community strongly rejects the budget and taxes.
Traders in Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar, Multan and DI Khan observed shutter down.