NCOC announces resumption of transport from tomorrow

According to ARY News, a meeting of the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Saturday agreed to restore inter-city and intra-city transportation beginning May 16.

A meeting of the NCOC presided over by Federal Minister Asad Umar, resolved today to resume inter-city and intra-city transport in the country on Sunday (tomorrow).

The NCOC agreed that the requirement of 50 percent of the vehicle's overall capability will be retained.

The NCOC session agreed that all shops and markets would stay open until 8:00 p.m. on May 17.

The NCOC has agreed to maintain the condition of 50 percent of workers in workplaces.

Pakistan's umbrella body for dealing with the COVID-19 emergency expressed satisfaction with the country's enforcement of the SOPs.

The provincial government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has also declared that all modes of transportation will be restored beginning today, May 16.

According to a provincial home department statement, markets and commercial operations in the province will stay open until 8:00 p.m.

According to a government announcement, the government offices will reopen on May 17 under standard operating procedures (SOPs).

According to the home department, hotels and restaurants would only be able to provide take-out service.

The province announced that gas stations, medical outlets, milk shops, hospitals, and clinics would remain open.

Both provincial governments had previously declared a lockout from May 8 to May 16.