LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Allama Iqbal International Airport Additioal Collector Muhammad Nayyer Shaiq issued directives to wear face mask during visit to Air Freight Unit (AFU).
According to office order issued by the additional collector read “in order to contain the spread of Corona Virus Covid-19 pandemic, it is directed that no person will be allowed entrance in the Air Freight Unit (AFU) building without face mask and gloves.
He further directed that these instructions should be implemented in letter and spirit.
It is necessary to mention here that the government has declared wearing of masks mandatory at public places, markets and in public transport to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Health Health Dr. Zafar Mirza in a tweet said that face masks are now mandatory to be worn by everybody while in crowded public places, mosques, bazaars, shopping malls, public transport ie road, rail and flights. We have reviewed our guidelines for wearing masks and have added a mandatory section
Warning people against failure to wear masks when stepping out, the deputy commissioner said a judicial magistrate can levy a fine of up to Rs3,000 or send a violator to prison under Section 188 of Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC).