From Riaz Ahmed Shahwani
QUETTA: Keeping in view the growing number of coronavirus cases in the province, the Balochistan government yesterday extended the ongoing smart lockdown till 2nd of June.
According to a notification issued by the provincial home department, shops will remain open from 3 am to 5 pm during the holy month of Ramazan. Tandoors, medical stores and shops of dairy product will be exempted from the restrictions. “All public gatherings, inter-city and inter-province travel and religious gatherings will continue to be banned.”
After the holy month of Ramazan, markets will remain open from 8 am to 6pm across the province, read the statement.
Earlier on May 5, Balochistan government’s spokesperson Liaquat Shahwani had announced that provincial govt had decided to extend lockdown for 15 more days.