Karachi: Sindh Chief Minister (CM) Murad Ali Shah has ordered the authorities concerned to design standard operating procedures (SOPs) for industries which are set to resume operations from April 14 onwards, a news source reported.
As per the publication, the chief minister directed the health and labour departments, as well as law enforcement agencies, to design the SOPs according to the recommendations of the medical and health experts, so that selected industries could be opened during the coronavirus outbreak.
The chief minister chaired a meeting on Sunday and discussed the reopening of selected industries to fulfil export orders. Sindh Education and Labour Minister Saeed Ghani, Health Minister Azra Pechuho, Sindh government’s spokesperson Murtaza Wahab, and Information Minister Syed Nasir Hussain Shah among others attended the meeting.
Previously, the chief minister had ordered a province-wide lockdown from March 23 for 15 days due to the increasing number of coronavirus patients in the province. Later, the lockdown was extended till April 14.