Following the third COVID-19 wave across Pakistan, the University of Karachi has called off annual examinations for BCom part 1 and 2.
A notification issued in this regard on Monday said, “All B.Com Part I and II Annual Examination 2020 scheduled from March 22 have been suspended in wake of Covid-19 till further notice.”
However, the university did not further disclose the final date for the exams.
On the other hand, Coronavirus cases are surging once again in Sindh and authorities have decided to impose immediate smart lockdown. According to the official notification, a smart lockdown has been imposed with immediate effect. The lockdown will remain active till April 15th, 2021.
According to the notification, amusement parks will be closed by 6 pm.
Moreover, indoor weddings will not be allowed. Only outdoor weddings and events will be allowed with the upper limit of 300 persons till 10 pm. Events will be held under defined SOPs.
Indoor dining will not be allowed. Only outdoor dinings, takeaways, and home delivery will be allowed.
Apart from that, indoor gyms, indoor sports facilities, cinemas, theatres, and shrines will remain closed.
People have been directed to wear the mask and follow social distancing at all public and private offices.
Work from home will be allowed with 50% of the staff in public/private offices.