Balochistan extends lockdown till June 2


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.


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