Punjab shuts shopping malls, markets, restaurants for 2 days

Pharmacies, petrol pumps, groceries, vegetable, fruit, and milk shops will remain open

LAHORE          -            Punjab Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Momin Agha in exercise of powers under Section 144(6), in addition to the restrictions already imposed, ordered that all markets, shopping malls and restaurants shall remain closed with effect from 9.00pm Saturday till 9.00am Tuesday.

In view of experts’ advice regarding ‘social distancing measures’ and to avoid public contact over the long weekend all markets, shopping malls, and restaurants shall remain closed.

The order is not applicable to pharmacies, dispensaries, clinics, grocery stores, merchant stores, bakeries, atta chakkis,



tandoors, milk shops, auto workshops, petrol pumps while chicken and meat shops, fruits & vegetable shops and all kind of mandis including grain, fruit, and vegetable.

Furthermore, take away/home delivery service from restaurants shall be allowed. This order shall remain in force in the entire province of Punjab with immediate effect till 9:00am Tuesday unless modified.


Punjab shuts shopping malls, markets, restaurants for 2 days

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