The Punjab government has decided to allow public transport. Crowds of people were seen. People were seen not taking precautionary measures, which led to fears of further spread of corona. However, now another important decision has been taken by the Punjab government in this regard.
The Punjab government has decided to allow public transport. Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Bazdar has also given its in-principle approval. Punjab Chief Minister has sought SOPs plan for transport. A meeting with transporters has also been convened today to finalize SOPs.
A meeting with the transporters will be held under the chairmanship of Law Minister Raja Basharat. Later, the Punjab government will brief the federal government on the SOPs and its initiatives. In this regard, a report has been submitted to the Punjab Chief Minister in which it was said that the closure of transport has increased the difficulties of the common man.
Due to compulsion, people are using expensive private vehicles. The people and the transport sector need permission for relief. Earlier, the Prime Minister had hinted to open transport and other sectors. A review meeting was held regarding government initiatives. In which he said that the demands of Punjab and Sindh should be reviewed. In the meeting, the Chief Ministers of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa gave a briefing on the issues facing the people related to public transport. The two Chief Ministers said that the closure of transport has severely affected the business and transportation of the common man.