The Sindh government has decided to provide some relief to the business community, trade centres, shopping centres, bakeries, restaurants as it is planning on easing the lockdown restrictions starting April 14.
Karachi Commissioner Iftikhar Shallwani confirmed to SAMAA Digital that take-away has confirmed the news and delivery facility from the fast food chains will be allowed as per the set hours.
According to the commissioner, guideline being prepared for the restaurants, bakeries, industries, business centers and other business.
Moreover, grocery shops, general stores, super markets, medical centres, meat and milk shops will be allowed to function during particular hours too.
General stores, super markets, medical centers, meat shops will open from 8am to 5pm, while milk and dairy shops will remain open from 5am to 8pm.
“Take-away and delivery facility from the fast food chains and restaurants are to be provided during set hours”, Shallwani added.
“The process of finalization of the SOPs is in final stage and soon these will be sent to the Sindh CM for approval”, the commissioner said, and will be implemented after his approval.
To maintain the government orders, he said that strict legal actions will be taken against those businesses and shops which fail to follow the government’s guidelines, which will be issued through an administrative order before April 15.
However, let’s hope for the best in the coming days as the situation is changing on daily basis. The government efforts must also be acknowledged who is taking effective measures to control the situation and prevent local transfers.