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Sindh not to close markets before Eidul Azha 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.

Sindh not to close markets before Eidul Azha

07 July, 2020 5:09 pm 5:09 pm

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 … Read More


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Markets to remain closed till August 5 across Punjab

07 July, 2020 1:52 pm 1:52 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Markets across Punjab will remain closed till August 5 in line with the government’s measures to control the spread of coronavirus during Eidul Azha. This decision was taken during a meeting of the COVID-19 Cabinet Committee chaired by Law Minister Raja Basharat at the Chief Minister’s House in which Mian Aslam … Read More


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Punjab decides to close markets across province before Eidul Azha

07 July, 2020 1:40 pm 1:40 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – The Punjab government has decided to close all markets across the province before Eidul Azha to control spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) on Sunday. This suggestion was purposed in a meeting chaired by Punjab Chief Secretary Jawad Rafique to review the measures against the coronavirus ahead of Eidul Azha. The meeting has … Read More


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NCOC formulates SOPs for cattle markets ahead of Eidul Azha

07 July, 2020 2:26 pm 2:26 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – The National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC) has formulated the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) on Monday regarding the cattle markets across the country ahead of Eidul Azha. The NCOC meeting was held under the chair of chairman Asad Umar and the session was briefed that the plan for congregational prayers will … Read More


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Many shops sealed in many big cities over violation of SOPs

06 June, 2020 6:51 pm 6:51 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – The city administration sealed many shops for violating the standard operating procedures (SOPs) issued by the Punjab government. According to the details garnered, many shops of Lahore, Rawalpindi among many other cities due to the violation of SOPs and shopkeepers are also being arrested. The strict action is also being taken … Read More


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Punjab govt extends hours of shopping malls, markets till 10pm

05 May, 2020 4:47 pm 4:47 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – The Punjab government has extended the hours of markets and shopping malls till 10pm. Talking to the media on Thursday, Provincial Minister for Industry Mian Aslam Iqbal said that markets would remain open till 10pm from Friday. “In cities, people usually awake at 11am and there is a rush in markets … Read More


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Shibli Faraz welcomes SC verdict on reopening of markets

05 May, 2020 10:32 pm 10:32 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Minister for Information Shibli Faraz has welcomed the Supreme Court’s verdict regarding reopening of business activities on Saturday and Sunday. Addressing a press conference on Monday, he said that the government had allowed train, industry, and small businesses to resume their activities amid strict adherence to standard operating procedures. “There will … Read More


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Several markets, shopping malls sealed for violating SOPs in Karachi

05 May, 2020 10:38 pm 10:38 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – The district administration sealed several markets, shopping malls and bazars for violating the standard operating procedures (SOPs) in the city. The sealed markets include Zainab Market, Victoria Market, International Market, Madina City Mall and Gull Plaza. A large number of people reached the markets soon after their opening. All the SOPs, … Read More


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Markets reopen across Pakistan

05 May, 2020 12:39 pm 12:39 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – After easing lockdown, the small markets across Pakistan have reopened on Monday. Small markets have reopened – with implementation over standard operating procedures (SOPs) – after 47 days as Pakistan has on Monday eased the coronavirus lockdown. The government offices in Sindh will also reopen. The Auqaf, human rights, trade and … Read More


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Sindh announces to open markets from tomorrow

05 May, 2020 6:40 pm 6:40 pm

KARACHI (92 news) – Sindh Chief Minister (CM) Murad Ali Shah on Sunday announced to open markets in the province from Monday. The Sindh government has allowed retail outlets and markets in the province to reopen from May 11. Community markets and retail outlets will be allowed to resume business from 6am to 5pm amid … Read More


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Markets to open five days a week from sehri till 5pm: Asad Umar

05 May, 2020 5:32 pm 5:32 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Federal Minister for Planning Asad Umar on Thursday said that the markets will open for five days a week after sehri but they will have to close at 5pm. Briefing about decision taken at the National Coordination Committee (NCC), the minister said that small markets and shops in mohallas and rural … Read More


Markets, bazaars to be opened in phases by following SOPs: Punjab CM

05 May, 2020 3:12 pm 3:12 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar has said that businesses will be opened in the province in phases by following standard operating procedures (SOPs). Talking to a delegation of All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) in Lahore, the chief minister said problems of the business community will be solved on priority basis … Read More


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Asian stocks set to rise as markets brace for China GDP data

04 April, 2020 9:52 am 9:52 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Asian stocks look set to bounce on Friday to recover towards a one-month high as investors, following Wall Street’s lead overnight, sought silver linings in a run of data that showed the world is in its worst recession in decades. Any gains, however, may be capped in early trade as investors … Read More


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Intensifies lockdown as Punjab decides to close shops, markets by 5pm

04 April, 2020 5:33 pm 5:33 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Punjab has decided to close all its shops and markets by 5pm to intensify the lockdown to curb the deadly novel coronavirus outbreak across the province. The decision was taken by Usman Buzdar after emerging new cases of the coronavirus speedily in the province. All shops and markets have been instructed … Read More


Markets tumble again as global coronavirus alarm spreads

03 March, 2020 11:06 pm 11:06 pm

BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Global markets took another hammering on Thursday as alarm over the coronavirus intensified, and governments from Ireland to Italy scrambled to contain the impact of a disease that has infected more than 126,000 people worldwide. Travellers in Europe rushed to board flights to the United States after President Donald Trump imposed sweeping … Read More