Sindh govt extends markets timing, opens schools, colleges

By: News Desk      Published: 04:30 PM, 6 Jun, 2021
Sindh govt extends markets timing, opens schools, colleges
A file photo of Karachi's Sadar Bazaar.

The Sindh government has decided to keep the markets and shops opened till 8:00 pm from Monday (tomorrow), apparently giving into the demand of the Karachi traders, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah, after chairing the Sindh Corona Task Force emergency meeting on Sunday, announced that the marriage halls and outdoor weddings are being allowed after two weeks.

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He said the timing of the markets and shops has been extended by two hours. He, however, made it clear that it is mandatory for the staff working in the markets and shops to get themselves vaccinated. “There will be a checking of the vaccination certificates after 15 days so get them ready,” he added.

The chief minister said all educational institutions (schools and colleges) from class 9 and above are being opened from Monday (tomorrow).

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He said outdoor dining with social distancing at hotels and restaurants is being allowed till 12:00 midnight.

All salons are also being opened with strict implementation of the SOPs.

The meeting also decided to open all the beaches including Seaview from Monday.

Reporter Azad Nehriyo