Punjab: Announcing to run public transport with 20% reduction in fares


LAHORE: Punjab Information Minister Fayyaz-ul-Hassan Chauhan has said that it has been decided to reduce fares on intercity services by 20%.

Talking to media, he said that the Punjab government has also decided to allow the Christian community to worship in churches.

He said that implementation of existing government SOPs during Sunday Church service would be ensured.

He said that the meeting also decided to open shopping malls under SOPs.

There will be complete lockdown in Punjab on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Fayyaz-ul-Hassan Chauhan

Fayyaz-ul-Hassan Chauhan further said that the Bazdar government has also allowed Power Looms and some of its related industries to operate.

He said that automobile industry, mobile phones and other related sectors have also been allowed to open in other sectors.

He said that all these decisions have been taken in the meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Anti-Corona chaired by Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Bazdar.

He further said that the meeting was attended by the Minister of Law, Minister of Information, Minister of Finance and Minister of Industry and Commerce while the decision to ease the lockdown was taken to provide relief to the people.



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