Lockdown will continue till April 30 in Gilgit-Baltistan like in the country
Gilgit: Corona Control Committee Chairman and Minister for Construction Dr Muhammad Iqbal has said that lockdown will continue till April 30 in Gilgit-Baltistan like in the country, though the provincial government will open the shops on certain times with certain conditions from April 16. And it has also decided to open government offices, which will be announced regularly on Wednesday. He told KPN that there is no big factory in Gilgit-Baltistan, there are small shops, people’s employment has been affected due to the lockdown and the working class has also been affected. The committee, headed by me, has decided to allow the opening of shops at certain times and we will allocate time for different item shops and regularly issue instructions to all vendors to take precautionary measures, as well in Gilgit-Baltistan. Separate time for the construction sector We will allocate so that our working brothers will not be unemployed while all the government offices will be open at certain times from April 16, he said that the committee has decided to open shops and allow offices to open. There are also some SOPs to be made after which all the details will be conveyed at the press conference on Wednesday. He said that the former public gatherings would be completely banned while inter-state transport service would be completely closed. He said that we have realized the small businessmen and the working class. There will be penalties and legal proceedings against them. He said some will allow shops to open in the morning, while some will be open in the afternoon.