Violation of SOPs: Punjab govt considers closing markets in Lahore

By: INP      Published: 10:43 PM, 13 May, 2020
Violation of SOPs: Punjab govt considers closing markets in Lahore

The Punjab government is considering closing various markets in Lahore due to the continued violation of SOPs and precautionary measures by the traders, t

According to sources, a high level meeting was held under the chairmanship of Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Bazdar. The meeting expressed serious concerns over the situation in the markets.

Sources said that SOPs were being violated in markets and the proposal to close some markets immediately in being considered.

The government is considering to close Hall Road, Shah Alam Market, Anarkali and Azam Market in Lahore, while there are no security measures at Ichhra Bazaar, Township Bazaar and other places.

Sources privy to the government said that the shops will be challaned in the first phase and then the shops will be sealed as SOPs do not seem to be implemented.