The government of Punjab has taken the decision to extend the timing of the Utility Stores throughout the province.
As per an issued notification by the provincial government, the utility stores will now be open from 9 am in the morning to 8 pm. People will have the chance of visiting the stores even after Iftaar.
A notice has also been issued by the primary and secondary health department affirming the decision and stating that the decision has been taken to facilitate people.
However, people will have to keep on practicing social distancing in the stores.
Previously, under the lockdown policy most stores were closing their operations by 5 pm.
On the other hand, the government of Sindh has imposed a ban on the transportation of wheat to other provinces.
The home department of Sindh has issued a notification as per which the continuous supply of wheat stocks to the other provinces could lead to a surge in the prices of flour in the province.