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All markets, except shopping malls to reopen across Sindh from Monday with SOPs

The markets, including community stores and retail shops, will open from 6 am to 5pm.

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Sindh government announces reopening of all markets except shopping malls from Monday, with special SOPs, after the federal government moves towards easing lockdown throughout the country.

On, Sunday Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah made the announcement of the reopening of community markets, retail outlets, and neighbourhood shops located in residential areas in Sindh from Monday, May 11.

As being reported, the decision has been taken during a meeting between the chief minister and traders which was held on Sunday.

All businesses except the essential ones will remain closed on Friday, Saturday and Saturday, the days will be marked as “safe days”.

CM  has directed the shopkeepers to follow the SOPs and failing to do so will result in strict action against the violators.

He said that those shops where SOPs will not be followed will be sealed.

CM Sindh also urges citizens to practice social distancing.

According to the CM Sindh the following businesses will reopen from Monday (tomorrow) and will operate between 6 am and 4 pm, Mondays to Thursdays:

Construction activities and related manufacturing industries

Community markets

Retail outlets

Shops in rural areas

Neighbourhood shops located in residential areas

The following will remain closed:

Shopping malls, plazas, and all other sectors and businesses that were not cleared for reopening after May 9.

All educational institutions

Restaurants, hotels, marriage halls, and cinemas

Public gatherings, processions, congregations, sports events, and concerts will remain banned.

Public transport

Barbershops, beauty parlours, spas, game centres, gyms, cafes, social clubs, and parks will also remain closed.


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Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.