The government of KP has issued new SOPs that are to be followed by the public offices in the province amid the rise in coronavirus cases in the nation.
As per reports, a handout issued by the provincial government read that the government has taken the decision to take precautionary measures amid rising cases of the virus.
“No one should be allowed to enter the premises of the public offices without a face mask while the temperature of the government staffers and visitors will be checked at the entry point of the public buildings,” the SOPs read.
Movement within the premises of the CM and governor houses and other public buildings will be restricted, it said while further urging officials to resolve issues experienced by the visitors at the reception or via telephone, avoiding any person-to-person contact.
It was further briefed that only essential staff should attend the office while mothers and patients suffering from diabetics and other diseases should be asked to perform their duties from home.
“A strategy to perform office activities with minimal staff should be prepared,” the directives issued by the government to avoid COVID-19 spread said and also urged the officials to refrain from calling in-person meetings and rather use video calls for the purpose.
The mosques situated inside the public offices would also be implementing the SOPs during prayers.
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