PM Imran Khan will chair NCC meeting to discuss rapid COVID-19 spread

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

01st Jun, 2020. 09:44 am
NCC meeting

Prime Minister Imran Khan will chair the National Coordination Committee (NCC) meeting here on Monday (today) to make further decisions to strict lockdown restrictions as Coronavirus cases witness rapid spike across the country.

All chief ministers, federal ministers and relevant authorities will attend the meeting that will work out a future strategy in view of a sudden increase in virus cases and fatalities in the country.

Earlier on May 7, PM Imran Khan had announced the lifting of lockdown in phases from May 9 by allowing all construction-related industries and shopping centres to reopen for five days a week.

The decision was announced after the NCC meeting.

Yesterday, Chairing a meeting at National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar had said that the shopkeepers should strictly implement ‘no mask, no service’ policy.

Also, all Sindh Private Schools Association announced to open schools from June 15.

As per details, despite the rising cases of the novel coronavirus in Pakistan, All Sindh Private Schools Association announced to open schools from June 15.

Let it be known that education minister of Sindh Saeed Ghani has already announced that schools will remain closed until further notice.

The provincial government of Sindh had decided not to reopen public and private educational institutions from the 1st of June.

Ghani said, “Once we have taken a look at the situation at hand, we will decide about reopening schools.”

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