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Anti Covid vaccination obligatory for public and private sector employees : NCOC

Anti Covid vaccination obligatory for public and private sector employees

Anti Covid vaccination obligatory for public and private sector employees.

National Command and Operation Centre has declared it during its session held in Islamabad today (Wednesday).

Anti Covid vaccination obligatory for public and private sector employees

It made anti-Covid vaccination obligatory for public and private sector employees.

Furthermore, it called for vaccination of all government servants by the end of this month.

Planning Minister Asad Umar who also heads the NCOC, presided over the meeting.

Moreover, the forum decided countrywide mass vaccination campaign under three pronged strategy.

It eyes all citizens immunization on voluntary basis, while introducing certain incentives for various sectors to encourage vaccination.

The NCOC also decided that all vaccination centres will remain open from 8 A.M. to 10 P.M.

It will become effective from next Friday, except on Sunday.

From Friday onwards, citizens of 18 years plus may avail the walk-in facility in vaccination centres.

Meanwhile, NCOC continues the process of developing IT based solutions for verification of vaccination certificates.

They will complete it by the end of this month.

Relaxing restrictions

From next Tuesday onwards, NCOC decided to relax restrictions on closure of two days a week to one-day.

Besides, it left choice of the day at the discretion of federating units.

The NCOC also decided permission for partial opening of indoor gyms for vaccinated members only.

Besides, selective non-contact sports also enjoy this permission.

However, the ban on contact sports like Karate, boxing, rugby, kabbadi, wrestling, water polo and festivals, cultural and other events will remain imposed.

Closure of shrines and cinemas will continue.

Furthermore, it decided to allow 100 percent office attendance instead of previous 50 percent attendance policy.

Besides, it decided to lift two days weekly ban on inter-provincial transport.

Restriction regarding 50 percent occupancy for public transport will be relaxed to 70 percent occupancy.

GTV

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