Opening of tourism, business sectors a welcome development: Shibli

ISLAMABAD : Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shibli Faraz says opening of tourism and various sectors of business is a welcome development. In a tweet, he said Prime Minister Imran Khan’s strategy of taking health and economy along through smart lockdown during Covid-19 has proved successful. He said the world has admired our government’s steps in fight against the Covid-19. Shibli Faraz said that the world has acknowledged and admired Pakistan government’s efforts in the war against coronavirus. Earlier, Planning and Development Minister Asad Umar had said that government has decided to reopen dine-in restaurants, cafes, cinemas and gyms from August 10 after a closure of nearly five months due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Speaking to the media after a meeting of the National Coordination Committee (NCC), Asad Umar said that all educational institutions across the country would reopen from September 15. “A Covid-19 situation would be reviewed on September 7 before reopening of schools,” he had added.

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