Cinema houses likely to reopen in July 

By: News Desk      Published: 10:49 PM, 18 Jun, 2021
Cinema houses likely to reopen in July 

The government is likely to allow reopening the cinema houses in July hopefully, reported 24News HD TV channel. 

Sources said that the government was going to open up the cinema houses after the closure of four months. The cinema houses were shut down in the wake of the third wave of coronavirus pandemic. 

The sources say that 50 percent of filmgoers will be entertained as per the capacity of the cinema house. The filmgoers will be allowed to sit by leaving an empty seat between the two people, they further said. 

A couple of days ago, Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry informed that the NCOC might announce a reopening of cinemas from June 30 considering the improvement in the Covid-19 positivity ratio in the country.

"Have spoken to the NCOC and Asad Umar has promised that cinemas will be reopened by June 30. However, a final decision will be taken by the NCOC," he clarified.

The minister's remarks came as he briefed the media following the federal cabinet's meeting held earlier.

By: Zain Madni