Published On: Sat, Nov 21st, 2020
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Punjab Govt issues notification to ban ceremonies inside marriage halls

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LAHORE: Punjab Government has issued a notification to ban the ceremonies held inside marriage halls, in owing of surging coronavirus cases.

According to a notification issued by Secretary Primary and Secondary Health Care, weddings and various ceremonies can only be held in outdoor areas.

The notification stated that the SOPs should be strictly implemented even in outdoor ceremonies, with the maximum capacity of 300 persons. Whereas, wearing facemask in public areas is mandatory.

According to the notification, the owners of marriage halls have been barred from arranging indoor events from November 20 to January 31.

On the other hand, Punjab government has enforced smart lockdown in six cities, due to the surging cases in the second wave of the novel Coronavirus.