Sindh govt’s request to close intercity bus service was denied: Murad
KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah on Monday said the order of 50% staff not being implemented at private offices.
“From now on, we will be monitoring the situation and private offices to be sealed if more than 50 percent staff is found,” said Sindh CM Murad Shah.
He said the provincial government was panicked despite having more facilities. Six people died of coronavirus in Sindh yesterday, however Karachi East recorded 21 percent positive cases of coronavirus in last one week, he added.
Murad Ali Shah said the Sindh government requested the NCC to close intercity bus service, which was denied.
He said three Sindh government hospitals had their own oxygen generation plants, while one oxygen plant was dysfunctional at the Pakistan Steel Mills for which the provincial government had requested the federal government.
“We are working to establish our own oxygen plants,” he said
Murad Shah said office timings in Sindh would be observed from 9 am to 2 pm. Employees will be given work to do from home, he added. Maximum 20 % staff to be allowed at all public offices with no leave and employees can’t leave their cities of residence, he maintained.
“Outdoor dining is closed, while takeaway and home delivery is allowed. On the other hand, schools, universities and other educational institutions in Sindh to remain completely closed,” he said.