Karachi New Year Eve: Special arrangements devised amidst COVID-19

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

29th Dec, 2020. 07:53 pm
Karachi New Year

As the year 2020 is going to end in two days and the globe will step into the New Year 2021. Following the eve Commissioner Karachi Navid Ahmed Shaikh on Tuesday mulled over special arrangements in the city including a traffic plan for sea view amid COVID-19 pandemic.

According to details, Navid Ahmed Shaikh chaired a meeting to devise arrangements for New Year Eve in Karachi, keeping in view the COVID-19 SOPs.

It was decided to make proper security arrangements at amusement places, sea view and major thoroughfares in the city. A strict ban will remain in place against one-wheeling, aerial firing and show of arms.

“Section 144 will remain imposed against aerial firing,” he said.

The meeting also decided a restriction against the opening of restaurants and business centres after 5:00 pm on the day to avoid congregation at such places.

The meeting decided that DIGP traffic will devise a special traffic plan for sea view and would increase deployment on the routes to avoid traffic jams in the vicinity.

Moreover, Sindh police have also warned revellers against indulging in celebratory aerial firing on New Year’s Eve to avoid untoward incidents.

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