LAHORE: The federal government has determined to shut down the motorways besides for personal autos with as much as two passengers, because it step by step intensifies restrictions in a bid to make sure the one remedy found to date to struggle the unfold of the COVID-19 pandemic in Pakistan, social distancing.
The ban was already being noticed on the nationwide highways.
On Thursday, the authorities introduced the choice to dam the motion of each sort of passenger autos on motorways. It additionally introduced discouraging journey in non-public autos and allowed entry of these carrying a most of two individuals solely.
The Nationwide Highways and Motorways Police (MH&MP) mentioned the choice has been taken in assist of the lockdown in opposition to coronavirus outbreak.
The notification revealed that entry of all kinds of public transport autos had been banned.
The carriers of oil and essential meals gadgets shall be allowed to journey with minimal crew. The non-public autos can be allowed with a most of two individuals having legitimate justification to journey.
Printed in The Categorical Tribune, March 27th, 2020.