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Govt. mulls reopening marriage halls, parks, tourism sector as COVID-19 cases decline in Pakistan

According to federal Minister Hammad Azhar, govt. has collected proposals and asked provinces to finalise SOPs and enforcement methods.

reopening of marriage hallsAlso reviewing the timing that markets and industries are allowed to operate, Hammad Azhar - OyeYeah News
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Federal Minister for Industries and Production Hammad Azhar on Tuesday has announced that the government is consulting with the provinces to open up tourist spots, restaurants, and marriage halls across the country with the relevant standard operating procedures (SOPs).

Talking it to social federal minister in a Tweet shared, “Started consultations at National Command and Operations Centre with provinces on review and possible revision of sectors (subject to SOPs) on Negative List of opening up. These include tourism, restaurants, marriage halls, parks, etc”.

“Also reviewing the timing that markets and industries are allowed to operate”, he further added. 

In his next tweet, Hammad Azhar said, “We have collected the proposals and have asked provinces to finalise SOPs and enforcement methods. The proposals will now be taken to NCC headed by PM to take final decisions in this regard within a few days”.

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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.