Pakistan Court Says Stores Can Reopen, Weighing Economic Concerns

ISLAMABAD—Pakistan’s Supreme Court docket dominated that all retailers and browsing malls can open instantly, overturning federal government-mandated closings of businesses to gradual the distribute of the coronavirus as justices weighed in on the global debate more than how to revive economic exercise during the pandemic.

Pakistan, a weak state of 220 million people today, has witnessed that debate intensify in the latest months as discovered conditions of the sickness have climbed steadily in spite of a lockdown on nonessential company exercise and restricted limits on movement.