Reviewing the decision of the Sindh government regarding lockdown

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – Responding to the decision of lockdown by the Sindh government, Federal Minister for Information Fawad Chaudhry said that they would oppose all the measures which can badly impact on the common man’s livelihood.

The information minister took to twitter and said that they were reviewing the decision of the Sindh government regarding lockdown. “The prime minister s policy is very clear that we will oppose any move that can severely affect the economy of the common man,” he added.

Fawad Chaudhry further said that the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC) and the Sindh government should formulate a strategy in this regard so that the livelihood and business of the common man are least affected.

Earlier today, Sindh government had imposed lockdown in Karachi from July 1 to August 8 in the wake of preventing further spread of coronavirus infection.

During the meeting of Corona Task Force headed by Sindh Chief Minister (CM) Murad Ali Shah, it was decided to close shops, markets and inter-city transport while directives have also been issued to check the vaccination card of those roaming on roads and streets.

The participants also decided to close government offices from next week and not to provide salaries to non-vaccinated employees after August 31. Medical stores will remain open across the city.

The members also deliberated upon taking assistance of law enforcement agencies for the implementation of coronavirus standard operating procedures (SOPs).