Bakeries, milk shops can now operate till midnight in Sindh



Bakeries and milk shops have been allowed to to operate till 12:00am, midnight,  a notification from the Sindh Home Department  said Saturday.

Earlier, the Sindh government had restricted the timings of bakeries and milk shops from 5am-7pm.

“In partial medication of this department’s order of even number dated 07.05.2021, the Bakeries and Milk-Shops are allowed to open till 12:00 am (midnight) for takeaways/home-delivery,” a notification from the home department said.

A day earlier, the Sindh government had announced a new set of restrictions as part of the national “stay home-stay safe” drive to curb coronavirus during the Eid holidays.In a notification issued by the Sindh Home Department, the provincial government stated that the new restrictions will remain in place from May 9 to 16.All tourist spots, picnic places, including beaches (Hawkesbay, Sandspit, Sea View, etc), recreational parks shall remain closed.

A ban was also imposed on all kinds of public transport within the city, inter-city, and inter-provincial, except for private vehicles with half seating capacity.

All Eid-related markets — special Eid bazaars, chand-raat bazars, mehndi, jewellery shops — shall remain closed during the period being non-essential.

Allowed to open irrespective of timings, related operations and transportation including that of the staff is allowed.

Strict adherence to SOPs and carrying proper identification is mandatory.