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Karachi DC central seal restaurant, wedding hall | Instant News

KARACHI: Deputy Central Commissioner for Karachi District has set up a survey across his jurisdiction on Friday to ensure people, businesses are complying with the Covid-19 Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), ARY News reported.

According to reported details, DC Central visited various markets and restaurants in the district without prior notice to check whether the SOP was being followed or not.

DC has reportedly closed two wedding halls, two restaurants and two shops for allegedly violating SOPs that were officially launched to contain the spread of the new coronavirus.

The deputy commissioner was also confirmed to have fined at least four people for not wearing masks in public spaces. The four people who were slapped with a fine of Rs500 violated a new SOP mandating the authorities to prosecute those found without masks.

He strictly instructed consumer business owners – restaurants and store owners – to comply with established SOPs and refrain from any violations, or there will be stern legal action against them, DC warned.

READ: The NCOC imposed new restrictions amid the second wave of COVID-19

It should also be noted that earlier on Friday it said “Work From Home” would be implemented in Pakistan from 7 November as the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC) had introduced a new set of instructions amidst the second wave of Covid-19,

Public and private offices are instructed to enforce WFH requirements while only allowing 50 percent of employees to be called into offices.

NCOC has announced a smart lockdown on Covid-19 hotspots across the country and noted that a series of instructions, in the second phase of preventive measures, have been forwarded to all provinces.

Those found not wearing face masks will be fined Rs100 and they will be given three masks as well, new NCOC instructions are noted.




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KMC eliminates encroachment in the Eastern and Central Karachi districts | Instant News

The Karachi Metropolitan Corporation’s anti-encroachment department on Tuesday resumed anti-encroachment operations in the city’s Central and Eastern districts.

KMC officials eliminated encroachment in the Nazimabad, Jamshed City and Gulshan-e-Iqbal areas.

They lifted a generator of a wedding hall stored on the road and walkway from the Baloch Colony Bridge to the FTC Bridge at Sharae Faisal in Jamshed City.

A fight broke out between KMC officials and wedding hall staff during the operation. Police arrested three people for obstructing the operation. The KMC anti-encroachment team also removed cabins and strollers from the roadside.

In another operation in Gulshan-e-Iqbal, KMC officials demolished houses built in Songal Nullah in Leemo Goth. They use heavy equipment to destroy illegal buildings built over rainwater channels.

This encroachment limits the flow of waste and rainwater during the rainy season, KMC Senior Director Bashir Siddiqui told SAMAA Digital.

The KMC has been tasked with destroying any type of encroachment built over the rainwater channels, according to the official. The anti-encroachment team has carried out operations in Gujjar Nullah, New Karachi Nullah and Orangi Nullah.

Cabins, wheelbarrows, stab shops, tables, chairs and other soft nuisances were removed during the operation in Nazimabad.

The KMC anti-encroachment department has carried out several operations in Nazimabad, North Nazimabad, North Karachi, New Karachi, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, and Jamshed City over the past two months.

In the Southern District, operations have been carried out in and around Saddar City and Pasar Ratu.


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