Precautionary measures akin to carrying face masks and social distancing should be noticed to make sure the virus doesn’t unfold. — The News/FilesKARACHI: Marriage halls will reopen from September 15 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Sindh and Punjab, as coronavirus infections decline throughout the nation and regular enterprise actions resume.The Sindh authorities’s home division on Monday — upon directives of the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) — issued a notification to announce that the ban on marriage halls had been lifted. The notification mentioned that wedding ceremony occasions at marriage halls can happen from September 15. However, COVID-19 precautionary measures akin to carrying face masks and social distancing should be noticed to make sure the virus doesn’t unfold. The provincial authorities additionally issued timings for enterprise actions — from 6am-8pm — whereas retailers might be allowed to stay open until 9pm on Saturday nights. Medical shops and retailers promoting gadgets of vital use won’t be topic to the above timings. The above measures are relevant all through the province until October 15. The Punjab authorities additionally issued a notification during which it known as on marriage halls to observe SOPs strictly to make sure the an infection doesn’t unfold throughout wedding ceremony capabilities. In a notification, the Punjab authorities introduced that academic establishments and marriage halls might be reopened throughout the province from September 15. Secretary Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department Mohammad Usman mentioned that posters discouraging shaking arms, hugging and sharing cell phones inside wedding ceremony halls needs to be put up. Wedding halls might be allowed to host solely 50% of their capability, in response to the secretary, in order that social distancing may be noticed. Usman known as on plenty to make use of face masks, hand sanitizers and gloves for his or her safety. Another notification launched by the KP authorities mentioned that marriage halls throughout the province might be reopened from September 15. The notification mentioned that employees members might be examined for COVID-19 earlier than marriage halls might be reopened. Management of wedding ceremony halls have been cautioned from inflicting a rush on the entry and exit factors of the wedding halls and temperatures of these attending the occasions might be checked by way of thermal weapons. Sanitizers might be supplied to friends at entry ranges of the halls. People might be seated contained in the halls at a protected distance from one another and the employees might be lowered by 50%. Different marriage occasions may be held on the identical corridor after a minimal two-hour interval throughout which the wedding corridor might be sanitized. The KP authorities has issued directives that no wedding ceremony occasion put up 10pm might be allowed to happen contained in the halls.