KARACHI (92 News) - The Sindh government has decided against closing markets and shopping centres before Eidul Azha. This was confirmed by Minister for Information Nasir Hussain Shah on Wednesday. In a statement, he said that the government will not further tighten the lockdown. Sindh’s minister said that tightening lockdown in Punjab is the decision of the provincial government. Sindh will maintain existing measures for lockdown in the province. The markets and shopping centres will continue to remain open till 7:00 in the evening before Eidul Azha, the minister said. “We will ensure enforcement of the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs),” Nasir Shah further said. On the other hand, the Punjab government announced to enforce a “smart lockdown” in the province from midnight till August 5 to curtail the spread of the coronavirus pandemic on the occasion of Eidul Azha.