ISLAMABAD: The National Coordinating Committee (NCC) meeting chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan has decided to impose a complete lockdown in the country for two days a week.
According to sources, important decisions were reviewed in the meeting of the federal cabinet in view of the coronavirus and decisions were taken in light of the suggestions given by the provinces.
The National Coordinating Committee meeting has decided to have a complete lockdown two days a week, meaning that there will be complete lockdown on Saturday and Sunday, but business will be allowed to operate for the other five days.
It was decided at the meeting that businesses would be allowed to remain open till 7 pm while the Ministry of Railways would be able to run 40 trains across the country. The Prime Minister has approved these important decisions taken at the National Coordinating Committee meeting.
Besides, it was also decided to expedite the process of return of Pakistanis stranded abroad and it was said that their return would be ensured without any delay.