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Govt decides to impose smart lockdown in Punjab’s most affected 7 cities area

Govt decides to impose smart lockdown

Govt decides to impose smart lockdown in Punjab’s most affected 7 cities area.

In view of increasing cases of coronavirus in Punjab, government has decided to impose smart lockdown there.

Govt decides to impose smart lockdown

Many areas in seven cities of the province remain the most affected due to Covi19.

The cities include Lahore, Rawalpindi, Faisalabad, Multan, Gujranwala, Sialkot and Gujarat.

Chief Secretary Punjab noted the decision taken under guidelines of the National Command and Operations Center.

In a statement in Lahore, Chief Secretary Punjab Jawad Rafique Malik announced police deployment policy entrances and exit points of the locked areas.

Moreover, Pakistan Army and Rangers will remain alert on standby.

He said Punjab government would also get the services of Tiger Force to help the lockdown-affected people.

The Chief Secretary said special powers have been given to all Deputy Commissioners.

Provincial govt empowered them to lockdown the most affected areas in their respective districts.

Meanwhile, Balochistan Government has decided to extend the ongoing smart lockdown in the province for further fifteen days till 30th June 2020.

The provincial govt made this announcement in a notification issued in Quetta.

Meanwhile, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Youth Affairs, Usman Dar chaired a joint meeting in Lahore.

There, Punjab Government has decided to devise a strategy to take maximum benefit from the services of Tiger Force.

GTV

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