On Monday, the government of Sindh has granted a permit to the restaurants to remain open during the weekends amid the coronavirus lockdown, as per the reports of local media.
As per the shared details, in an amended directive that has been issued by the provincial home ministry, the restaurants and hotels are given permits to continue their businesses during the weekend.
The restaurants would be urged to implement the government formulated SOPs.
They would be permitted to operate their takeaway services until 7:00 pm while the delivery services would be operational until 10:00 pm.
It is important to mention that the NCC on the 1st of June took the decision to keep the businesses closed on weekends during the week, and to keep them open during the rest of the week.
The provincial and federal governments had agreed on a suggested list for the reopening of the businesses and trade activities amid the coronavirus crisis.
The committee gave approval to the decision of continuing to open the shops and markets on Friday. But, schools, wedding halls, and restaurants would remain shut until further directives.
It is important to mention that the WHO had named Pakistan among the list of nations that are most affected by the epidemic. The international institution had recommended the imposition of the lockdown and a surge in the testing capacity up to 50,000 per day.